Support: Women incarcerated in state prisons face unique challenges such as access to educational and job training opportunities. HB 650 ensures the state does more to meet the needs of women who are currently incarcerated.
Update 3/7/19: This bill held a public hearing and is pending in the Corrections committee.
Update 3/27/19: Voted out of committee and is now awaiting a House vote.
Update 4/10/19: The House voted to pass this bill.
Update 5/1/19: Scheduled for a public hearing on May 1, 2019 in the Senate Criminal Justice committee.
Update 5/2/19: Voted out of committee and is now awaiting a Senate vote.
Update 5/10/19: The Senate voted to pass this bill.
Update 5/14/19: This bill was sent to the Governor.
Update 5/23/19: The Governor signed this bill into law, effective 9/1/19.