Introduced Senate Bill (S)

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Recidivism reduction pilot project. Requires the department of correction to identify the 10 counties, not including Marion County, from which the greatest number of offenders have been admitted to the department, and permits these counties to participate in the three year major sentencing county recidivism reduction pilot project. Establishes criteria for the pilot project and permits the department of correction to award financial assistance to a county participating in the pilot project. Provides that an individual participating in the pilot project is eligible for benefits under the federal SNAP and TANF programs. Recidivism reduction pilot project. Requires the department of correction to identify the 10 counties, not including Marion County, from which the greatest number of offenders have been admitted to the department, and permits these counties to participate in the three year major sentencing county recidivism reduction pilot project. Establishes criteria for the pilot project and permits the department of correction to award financial assistance to a county participating in the pilot project. Provides that an individual participating in the pilot project is eligible for benefits under the federal SNAP and TANF programs.