SB 26/CI (BR 455) - R. Stivers II, J. Rhoads
AN ACT relating to inmate recidivism reduction.
Create new sections of KRS Chapter 197, relating to prisons, to permit the Department of Corrections to operate a Prison Industries Enhancement (PIE) program in which the labor of prisoners is leased to private entities to make products and perform services for private employers; create a commission to oversee the activities of the program.
SB 26 - AMENDMENTS
SCS/CI - Retain original provisions except change provision relating to prison labor charges from Environmental and Public Protection Cabinet to Labor Cabinet; change provision relating to deductions from prisoner wages to specify deductions for taxes, family support, restitution, and victims' compensation fund and set limits on deductions; specify how deductions for court costs and fines are to be paid; require employer to comply with the National Environmental Policy Act.
SFA (1, R. Stivers II) - Make numerical corresponding correction.
Jan 6-introduced in Senate
Jan 7-to Judiciary (S)
Feb 5-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute
Feb 6-2nd reading, to Rules
Feb 9-floor amendment (1) filed to Committee Substitute
Feb 11-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Thursday, February 12, 2009
Feb 12-3rd reading, passed 36-0 with Committee Substitute, floor amendment (1)
Feb 13-received in House
Feb 23-to Judiciary (H)
Mar 6-posted in committee
Mar 9-taken from committee; 1st reading; returned to Judiciary (H)