HB18-1040 - Inmate Treatment Incentive Plans

Concerning incentives to provide inmates with needed services.

Legislative Oversight Committee Concerning the Treatment of Persons with Mental Health Disorders in the Criminal and Juvenile Justice Systems. The bill requires the department of corrections to institute an incentive plan to contract for more mental health professionals in difficult-to-serve geographic areas if the number of inmates who need a treatment or service in the area exceeds the number of available spaces by 20%.
(Note: This summary applies to this bill as introduced.)

Latest update: January 10, 2018
01/10/2018 - Introduced In House - Assigned to Judiciary + Appropriations