Archives: Criminal Justice / Model Policies

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  • Resolution in Support of H.O.P.E. image

    Resolution in Support of H.O.P.E.

    Resolution in Support of H.O.P.E. Summary This Resolution recognizes the progress Hawaii’s HOPE program has exhibited in lowering the crime rate amongst probationers. The resolution also supports the …

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    Community Corrections Performance Measurement Act

    Community Corrections Performance Measurement Act Summary This Act implements a systematic performance measurement model for community corrections agencies, which includes measures of outcomes in key performance areas. This model …

  • Earned Compliance Credit Act image

    Earned Compliance Credit Act

    Earned Compliance Credit Act Summary For corrections agencies to efficiently allocate supervision, they must have the authority to focus their staff, services and sanctions on higher-risk offenders. To do …

  • Resolution on the Release of Inmates Directly from Solitary Confinement image

    Resolution on the Release of Inmates Directly from Solitary Confinement

    Resolution on the Release of Inmates Directly from Solitary Confinement Summary This resolution addresses the failed practice of releasing prison inmates directly from solitary confinement to the …

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    DNA Profiling Act

    DNA Profiling Act Summary This Act would require those convicted of sex offenses to submit to a DNA profile test. The DNA profile would be kept on file in …

  • Unlawful Release of a Minor’s Identifying Information image

    Unlawful Release of a Minor’s Identifying Information

    Unlawful Release of a Minor’s Identifying Information Section 1. {Title} This Act may be cited as the Unlawful Release of a Minor’s Identifying Information. Section 2. {Definitions} (A) …

  • Resolution in Support of Voucher-Based Models for Selection of Counsel for Indigent Defendants in Criminal Cases image

    Resolution in Support of Voucher-Based Models for Selection of Counsel for Indigent Defendants in Criminal Cases

    Resolution in Support of Voucher-Based Models for the Selection of Counsel for Indigent Defendants in Criminal Cases Summary This Resolution recognizes that an inherent conflict-of-interest exists when indigent …

  • Resolution In Support Of The Second Chance Act image

    Resolution In Support Of The Second Chance Act

    Resolution In Support Of The Second Chance Act WHEREAS, more and more people are being released from prison and jail in the US every year.   Two million Americans …

  • Victim and Witness Address Confidentiality Act image

    Victim and Witness Address Confidentiality Act

    Victim and Witness Address Confidentiality Act Summary This Act would restrict the individuals who may have access to the addresses and phone numbers of witnesses and victims to law …

  • Victim Impact Statement Act image

    Victim Impact Statement Act

    Victim Impact Statement Act Summary This Act would require the probation department to solicit a victim impact statement from a victim of a felony, after the conviction but before …

  • Sexual Offenses Against Children Act image

    Sexual Offenses Against Children Act

    Sexual Offenses Against Children Act Summary This Act increases penalties for sexual offenses committed against children, and provides for mandatory sentences for certain of these offenses. Further, the …

  • The Pursue and Control Child Predators Act image

    The Pursue and Control Child Predators Act

    The Pursue and Control Child Predators Act Summary Section 1 requires Internet access providers to make available to subscribers a product or service that controls a child’s …

  • Bail Fugitive Recovery Persons Act image

    Bail Fugitive Recovery Persons Act

    Bail Fugitive Recovery Persons Act Summary This Act will create standards of operation for those individuals who act as a bail recovery agent. Model Policy Section 1. {Short …

  • Bail Forfeiture Notification Act image

    Bail Forfeiture Notification Act

    Bail Forfeiture Notification Act Summary This act requires the court to send prompt notice of bail forfeiture to the surety, depositor of money, and bail agent posting …

  • Bail Agent Education and Licensing Act image

    Bail Agent Education and Licensing Act

    Bail Agent Education and Licensing Act Summary This Act would establish a state bail bond regulatory board to monitor and license bail bondsmen. The Act would …

  • Bail Forfeiture Payments Act image

    Bail Forfeiture Payments Act

    Bail Forfeiture Payments Act Summary This Act requires a bail agent to pay all forfeiture judgments in a timely manner. No further bonds may be accepted from that …

  • Resolution in Support of Availability of Certificate of Rehabilitation in Cases Involving Certain Nonviolent Offenses image

    Resolution in Support of Availability of Certificate of Rehabilitation in Cases Involving Certain Nonviolent Offenses

    Resolution in Support of Availability of Certificate of Rehabilitation in Cases Involving Certain Nonviolent Offenses Summary This Resolution recognizes the importance of adopting policies that …

  • The Reporting of Seizure and Forfeiture Act image

    The Reporting of Seizure and Forfeiture Act

    Model Policy {Title, enacting clause, etc.} Section 1. {Purpose.}  Under state and federal forfeiture laws, state law enforcement agencies can seize money, vehicles, and other property, have them sold and …

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    Justice Safety Valve Act

    Justice Safety Valve Act Summary This act would provide sentencing judges with discretion to depart from mandatory minimum sentences for nonviolent offenders who meet specified criteria. Model Policy …

  • The Review of Penal Laws Act image

    The Review of Penal Laws Act

    Summary This Act forms an interim commission of key stakeholders and experts to make recommendations to the legislature regarding the review of penal laws that are unnecessary, unclear, duplicative, …