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Sunset Offender Reentry And Education Programs

Concerning the continuation of the offender reentry grant program, and, in connection therewith, implementing the recommendations in the department of regulatory agencies' 2022 sunset report.
2023 Regular Session
Crimes, Corrections, & Enforcement
Bill Summary

The act implements the recommendations of the department of regulatory agencies to continue to the offender reentry and education programs (programs) until September 1, 2028, subject to sunset review by the department of regulatory agencies. The act also requires the department of corrections to track the long-term recidivism rates of persons who were formerly incarcerated who participated in the programs. Finally, the act requires the department of corrections to report recidivism rates and data on all individuals who participate in reentry services and programs to the judiciary committees of the house and senate.

APPROVED by Governor May 17, 2023

EFFECTIVE August 7, 2023

NOTE: This act was passed without a safety clause and takes effect 90 days after sine die.
(Note: This summary applies to this bill as enacted.)


Became Law


Bill Text

The effective date for bills enacted without a safety clause is August 7, 2024, if the General Assembly adjourns sine die on May 8, 2024, unless otherwise specified. Details