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2021 SB 1059: An Act Concerning The Correction Accountability Commission, The Office Of The Correction Ombuds, The Use Of Isolated Confinement, Seclusion And Restraints, Social Contacts For Incarcerated Persons And Training And Workers' Compensation Benefits For Correction Officers.

To (1) establish the Correction Accountability Commission, (2) enhance correction ombuds services, (3) restrict the use of isolated confinement and restraints in correctional facilities, (4) increase transparency concerning restrictive housing measures and the use of restraints in correctional facilities, (5) develop policies concerning social contacts for incarcerated persons, and (6) provide training and certain workers' compensation benefits to correction officers.

Sponsors

  • Smith, Brian T.
  • Cohen, Christine
  • Phipps, Quentin W.
  • Porter, Robyn A.
  • Kushner, Julie
  • Bradley, Dennis A.
  • Looney, Martin M.
  • Simms, Travis
  • Smith, Frank
  • Winkler, Michael A.
  • Hughes, Anne M.
  • Farrar, Kate
  • Lopes, Rick
  • Michel, David
  • Reyes, Geraldo C.
  • Berger-girvalo, Aimee
  • Elliott, Josh
  • Kasser, Alex
  • Horn, Maria P.
  • Palm, Christine
  • Ritter, Matthew
  • Vargas, Edwin
  • Nolan, Anthony L.
  • Hennessy, John "jack" F.
  • Moore, Marilyn V.
  • Johnson, Susan M.
  • Hall, Joshua M.
  • Haskell, Will
  • Tercyak, Peter A.

Actions

2021-03-17 REF. TO JOINT COMM. ON Judiciary
2021-03-18 PUBLIC HEARING 0322
2021-04-08 Joint Favorable Substitute
2021-04-09 FILED WITH LCO
2021-04-19 REFERRED TO Office of Legislative Research AND Office of Fiscal Analysis 04/26/21
2021-04-26 RPTD. OUT OF LCO
2021-04-26 FAV. RPT., TAB. FOR CAL., SEN.
2021-04-26 SENATE CALENDAR NUMBER 348
2021-04-26 FILE NO. 616

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