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SB21-138

Improve Brain Injury Support In Criminal Justice System

Concerning measures to improve the support of persons in the criminal justice system with a brain injury.
Session:
2021 Regular Session
Subject:
Crimes, Corrections, & Enforcement
Bill Summary

The bill permits, subject to available appropriations, the department of corrections to create a brain injury pilot program to determine whether a comprehensive brain injury program within the department improves outcomes for offenders.

The bill creates in the department of human services the brain injury support in the criminal justice system task force to develop a plan to integrate into the criminal justice system a model to identify and support individuals with a brain injury who are in the criminal justice system.
(Note: This summary applies to this bill as introduced.)

Status

Introduced
Under Consideration

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Prime Sponsor

Sen. J. Coleman
Rep. S. Sandridge

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