Bill Status of SB0649 102nd General Assembly
Short Description: CD CORR-PRISONERS-MIN WAGE
Sen. Robert Peters - Jacqueline Y. Collins and Mike Simmons
| 4/16/2021||Senate||Rule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Unified Code of Corrections. Provides that the wages paid to a person for work as a person committed to the Department of Corrections or the Department of Juvenile Justice, either in the correctional industries program, on work release, or in a work training program, shall not be less than the State minimum wage. Provides that the respective Department shall charge businesses reasonable hourly rates for meals and the housing of committed persons on work release, if applicable. Effective January 1, 2022.