The bill clarifies the opportunities available to
offenders inmates imprisoned by the department of corrections (department).
The bill clarifies that the rehabilitation and work opportunities available to
offenders inmates are to promote the person's successful rehabilitation, reentry, and reintegration into the community.
The bill clarifies a distinction between external programs, which are administered by the division of correctional industries (division) in partnership with private employers that occur outside of department facilities, and internal programs, which are opportunities provided inside a department facility administered by the division and may be in partnership with employers outside of department facilities.
The bill amends
offender inmate compensation and permissible deductions from an offender's inmate's account.
(Note: Italicized words indicate new material added to the original summary; dashes through words indicate deletions from the original summary.)
(Note: This summary applies to the reengrossed version of this bill as introduced in the second house.)