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CO: SB 176: Concerning Appropriate Use of Restrictive Confinement: Rights of Prisoners

Concerning Appropriate Use of Restrictive Confinement: Rights of Prisoners

NM: SM40

Calls on the New Mexico Sentencing Commission to assemble a group to review the use and effects of solitary confinement in prison facilities in NM, collect data on the number of persons with mental illness in solitary confinement, describe the conditions of solitary confinement, and make reports and recommendations to an interim legislative committee over the next two years

NM: HM26

A memorial that requests the Secretary of Corrections to continue to work with a task force in order to design and implement effective solutions for the female prison population, including finding alternatives to the use of solitary confinement

CO: Report on CO-DOC's Implementation of Administrative Segregation Plan

Report on CO-DOC's Implementation of Administrative Segregation Plan

CO: CO-DOC Administrative Segregation and Classification Review Technical Assistance

Colorado Department of Corrections Administrative Segregation and Classification Review Technical Assistance # 11P1022

Prepared by
James Austin, Ph.D. and Emmitt Sparkman

CA: SB1363

(This bill is set for a hearing on April 10, 2011)

This bill would provide that a minor or ward who is detained in, or sentenced to, any juvenile facility, jail, or other secure state or local facility shall not be subject to solitary confinement, as defined, unless the minor or ward poses an immediate and substantial risk of harm to others or to the security of the facility, and all other less-restrictive options have been exhausted.

IL: "Saving Dollars...With Good Policy"

By Edwin Yohnka, Director of Communications and Public Policy, ACLU of Illinois

Regarding the potential closure of the Tamms Supermax Correctional Facility in Illinois

Huffington Post, March 28, 2012

NM: HM62

Requesting The Appropriate Legislative Interim Committee To Convene A Working Group To Gather Information Regarding The Use Of Solitary Confinement In New Mexico Public And Private Correctional Facilities, To Determine The Impact Of Solitary Confinement On Inmates And To Assess The Effectiveness Of Solitary Confinement In Reducing Problems And Costs

TX: HB3303

relating to prohibiting the pre-adjudication solitary confinement of certain juveniles.

TX: HB 3764

relating to the reporting of certain information regarding inmates and the use of administrative segregation by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice.

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