SB 0654 Prohibits private prisons or jails
LR Number:2496S.01I Fiscal Note:2496-01
Committee:Financial and Governmental Organization
Last Action:01/21/02 - Hearing Conducted S Financial & Governmental Org., Journal page:
Veterans' Affairs and Elections Committee
Effective Date:August 28, 2002
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Current Bill Summary

SB 654 - This act prohibits private companies or individuals from operating private jails or correctional facilities. It does not prohibit the state from contracting with private companies to provide facilities for specific programs, and exempts the Division of Youth Services. Nationally accredited or religiously operated correctional facilities existing before January 1, 2002, are exempted from this act.

This act is similar to SB 30 (2001).