SB 1254
Creates provisions relating to documents for inmates prior to release from prison
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Last Action:
1/25/2024 - Second Read and Referred S Transportation, Infrastructure and Public Safety Committee
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Effective Date:
August 28, 2024

Current Bill Summary

SB 1254 - This act provides that the Department of Corrections shall provide an inmate with relevant documentation within nine months prior to release from a correctional center, which shall include a birth certificate, Social Security card, and state identification. For driver's licenses or nondriver's identification cards the Department of Corrections shall work with the Department of Revenue to gather all the documents required by law to receive such state identification. The Department of Revenue shall allow the Department of Corrections to issue a letter to serve as a valid form of proof of residency to obtain a state identification card. Once issued, such state identification cards shall be valid for a period of four years from the month of issuance.

Additionally, this act provides that the Department of Corrections shall provide other documentation, including vocational training records and other documentation as provided in the act, for purposes of assisting an inmate in obtaining post-release employment.



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