Description: 

House Bill 53 would require the Department of Corrections to revise its incentives and sanctions system, provide training to supervision staff and information to stakeholders, collect data on placements, and submit reports annually to the Joint Judiciary Committee. According to the Council of State Governments, “These sanctions are designed to be swift, certain, proportional, and cost-effective.” 

UPDATE: House Bill 53 has passed the House, was amended in the Senate Judiciary Committee and referred to the Senate Appropriations Committee. 

ACLU position: 

The ACLU of Wyoming supports this legislation and will be monitoring the changes made by the Department of Corrections as the process moves forward.

 

Status

Passed House

Session

2019

Bill number

Position

Support

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