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 Bill Status of HB5719  9th General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. La Shawn K. Ford - Elaine Nekritz

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/8/2013HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act

Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Prisoner Census Adjustment Act. Provides that, in the case of an individual who (i) has less than 4 years remaining on a prison sentence and (ii) completed a census form, responded to a census inquiry, or was included in any report provided to census officials indicating that the person resided at a correctional facility on the date of the inquiry or report, the Secretary of State shall prepare and disseminate adjusted census population counts to include the individual in all applicable population counts for the geographic units that include his or her last address before incarceration and eliminate the person from all applicable population counts for the geographic units that include the facility at which the person was incarcerated on the date for which the census reports population. Requires State and local governmental entities that operate facilities for the incarceration of persons convicted of a criminal offense, including mental health institutions for those persons, or place any person convicted of a criminal offense in a private facility to be incarcerated on behalf of the governmental entity, to prepare certain reports. Effective January 1, 2020.

DateChamber Action
  2/16/2012HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. La Shawn K. Ford
  2/16/2012HouseFirst Reading
  2/16/2012HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/28/2012HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Elaine Nekritz
  1/8/2013HouseSession Sine Die

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