Correctional facilities; prohibits use of isolated confinement.

Bill Summary:

Correctional facilities; use of restorative housing; report. Directs the Department of Corrections to convene a work group to study the use of restorative housing within state correctional facilities and juvenile correctional centers. The bill directs the Department to facilitate confidential interviews between work group members and at least 25 persons currently incarcerated in a state correctional facility who are currently or who have within the past 12 months been placed in restorative housing and confidential interviews with existing staff and facility officials as requested by the work group. The bill requires the work group to submit its findings and recommendations, including how to safely reduce or end the use of restorative housing that lasts longer than 14 days, to the General Assembly by December 1, 2022.

Bill Patron: Morrissey

Last Action(s):
(House) Enacted, Chapter 710 (effective 7/1/22) April 27, 2022
(Senate) Signed by President as reenrolled April 27, 2022
(Governor) Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0710) March 11, 2022

Bill Status:
Passed House
Passed Senate