Local or regional justice reinvestment advisory councils

H.E.A. 1068, P.L. 30
Effective: July 1, 2021; §6 effective April 8, 2021

  • Establishes a local or regional justice reinvestment advisory council (local or regional advisory council) in each county in Indiana.
  • Provides that the purpose of a local or regional advisory council is to review local or regional criminal justice systems, policies, and procedures.
  • Provides that the justice reinvestment advisory council shall assist local or regional advisory councils with promoting: (1) the use of evidence-based practices; and (2) certain best practices of community-based alternatives and recidivism reduction programs.
  • Sets forth duties of local or regional advisory councils.
  • Directs justice reinvestment advisory council to conduct a review of community correction code provisions and make recommendations to improve operations with evidence-based practices to the Department of Correction by December 1, 2021.

Read the bill at: http://iga.in.gov/legislative/2021/bills/house/1068