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Correctional Services - Special Requirements for Elderly, Chronically Ill, and Terminally Ill Inmates

Sponsored by:

Senator Nathan-Pulliam


In the Senate - Unfavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings

Synopsis:Requiring each State and local correctional facility to accommodate the special needs of elderly, chronically ill, and terminally ill inmates and detainees in accordance with standards, guidelines, and recommendations issued or endorsed by the National Institute of Corrections; requiring the Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services to designate certain sites for the housing of inmates who are over the age of 64, chronically ill, or terminally ill; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Senators Nathan-Pulliam, Benson, Ferguson, Gladden, Guzzone, Kelley, Lee, Manno, McFadden, Pinsky, Pugh, Raskin, and Young
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: HB0906
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2016
Judicial Proceedings  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Public Safety
Narrow Subject(s):Attorneys
Correctional Officers
Disabilities -see also- Blind; Deaf; Developmental
Diseases -see also- AIDS; Rabies
Elderly Persons
Health Occupations -see also- specific health occupations
Medical Assistance
Mental Health
Parole and Probation
Prisoners -see also- Ex-Offenders
Public Employees -see also- State Employees
Rules and Regulations
Safety -see also- Occupational Safety
Victims -see also- Criminal Injuries Compensation
Statutes:Article - Correctional Services

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October 24, 2017 5:09 P.M.