03RS HB493


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HB 493 (BR 1144) - T. Edmonds, G. Stumbo, J. Bruce, J. Higdon, S. Lee, R. Mobley, M. Rader

     AN ACT relating to corrections and declaring an emergency.
     Amend KRS 197.505, relating to private prisons, to delete the prohibition on inmates ineligible for work release being placed in a private prison; require that an inmate in a private prison meet the classification requirements set by the Department of Corrections for that prison's security level; delete the requirement that a private prison holding restricted custody inmates have a perimeter fence.


     HCS - Amend to include emergency clause.

     HCA (1/Title, G. Lindsay) - Make title amendment.

     Feb 13-introduced in House
     Feb 14-to Judiciary (H)
     Feb 18-posted in committee
     Feb 26-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute, committee amendment (1-title)
     Feb 27-2nd reading, to Rules; posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Friday, February 28, 2003
     Feb 28-3rd reading, passed 95-0 with Committee Substitute, committee amendment (1-title)
     Mar 3-received in Senate; to Judiciary (S)
     Mar 4-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar
     Mar 5-2nd reading, to Rules
     Mar 6-posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Thursday, March 6, 2003
     Mar 10-3rd reading, passed 37-1; received in House
     Mar 11-enrolled, signed by each presiding officer; delivered to Governor
     Mar 18-signed by Governor (Acts ch. 107)

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