Bill Status of HB0182 101st General Assembly
Short Description: ISOLATED CONFINEMENT
Rep. La Shawn K. Ford - Rita Mayfield - Mary E. Flowers - Ann M. Williams - Marcus C. Evans, Jr.
|Session Sine Die
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Isolated Confinement Restriction Act. Provides that a committed person may not be placed in isolated confinement for more than 10 consecutive days. Provides that a committed person may not be placed in isolated confinement for more than 10 days in any 180-day period. Provides that while out of cell, committed persons may have access to activities, including, but not limited, to: job assignments, educational classes, vocational classes, meals, recreation, yard or gymnasium, day room, medical appointments, visits, and group therapy. Provides exceptions. Provides that the Department of Corrections shall post on the Department's official website quarterly reports on the use of isolated confinement. Amends the Unified Code of Corrections to make conforming changes. Effective January 1, 2020, except some provisions are effective immediately.