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Senate Bill 0227


Senate Bill 0227

ARCHIVE (2010)

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DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL


Department of correction disciplinary hearings. Establishes at each department of correction (DOC) correctional facility an independent disciplinary hearing board consisting of three members appointed by the governor. Requires the governor to appoint an independent hearing officer at each DOC correctional facility. Provides that a confined offender charged with misconduct may select two (rather than just one) lay advocates to represent the offender in a disciplinary hearing. Amends various provisions relating to the ability of a confined offender to confront and cross-examine witnesses and receive evidence at a disciplinary hearing.
    Current Status:
     In Committee - first House
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