Tag: Justice Performance Project Task Force

Tag: Justice Performance Project Task Force

  • Citizens’ Right to Know: Pretrial Release Act image

    Citizens’ Right to Know: Pretrial Release Act

    Citizens’ Right to Know: Pretrial Release Act Summary This Act demands that pretrial service agencies reveal their budgets and staffing, number and kind of release recommendations made, number …

  • Constitutional Amendment For Victim’s Rights image

    Constitutional Amendment For Victim’s Rights

    Constitutional Amendment For Victim’s Rights Summary This Act would establish a bill of rights for victims of violent crimes. Model Policy {Title, enacting clause, etc.} Section 1. {Title.} “This …

  • Conditional Early Release Bond Act image

    Conditional Early Release Bond Act

    Conditional Early Release Bond Act Summary This Act would create a means whereby a State can, after conviction, release a person. The Act would also establish how conditions …

  • Crimes with Bail Restrictions Act image

    Crimes with Bail Restrictions Act

    Crimes with Bail Restrictions Act Summary The purpose of this act is to enhance public safety. The Bureau of Justice Statistics has shown that defendants released on unsecured …

  • 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 …

  • Uniform Bail Act image

    Uniform Bail Act

    Uniform Bail Act Summary This Act would set standards for commercial bonds, cash bonds, and personal bonds. In addition, this Act would eliminate pretrial release agencies. The Act …

  • Criminal Intent Protection Act image

    Criminal Intent Protection Act

    {Title, enacting clause, etc.} Section 1. {Title.}  This Act may be cited as the “The Criminal Intent Protection Act.” Section 2. {Legislative Purpose and Findings.} The purpose …

  • The Treating Accused Persons Fairly Act image

    The Treating Accused Persons Fairly Act

    {Title, enacting clause, etc.} Section 1. {Title.} This Act may be cited as “The Treating Accused Persons Fairly Act of 2011” Section 2. {Congressional Purpose.} The …

  • Resolution on DNA Testing and Victims’ Rights image

    Resolution on DNA Testing and Victims’ Rights

    WHEREAS, a primary role of state government is to ensure public safety; and WHEREAS, the efficient use of DNA technology is paramount to helping law enforcement identify …

  • Civil Liability for Employers Hiring Ex-Offenders Act image

    Civil Liability for Employers Hiring Ex-Offenders Act

    {Title, enacting clause, etc.} Section 1. {Title.}  This Act may be cited as the “Civil Liability for Employers Hiring Ex-Offenders Act.” Section 2. {Limitations on Liability for Hiring …

  • Resolution on Diversion of Low-Level Drug Possession Offenders image

    Resolution on Diversion of Low-Level Drug Possession Offenders

      Summary ALEC strongly believes that the use of illegal drugs is highly damaging to individuals, families, and communities. We also recognize that many of those arrested for possessing …

  • Resolution to Prioritize Victim Restitution image

    Resolution to Prioritize Victim Restitution

    Summary This resolution supports efforts by states to prioritize restitution over all criminal justice fines, fees and obligations. Model Resolution WHEREAS, restitution is a critical mechanism by which …

  • Resolution in Support of Judicial Discretion to Grant Order of Nondisclosure in Low-Level Drug Possession Cases image

    Resolution in Support of Judicial Discretion to Grant Order of Nondisclosure in Low-Level Drug Possession Cases

    Summary This Resolution recognizes the importance of adopting nondisclosure policies that enable those convicted of low-level drug possession offenses to obtain a fresh start after a reasonable period of …

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    Juvenile Justice Act

    Juvenile Justice Act Summary For states to achieve better outcomes with each dollar spent on the juvenile justice system, they need to economize on their use of expensive …

  • Criminal Records Confidentiality Act image

    Criminal Records Confidentiality Act

    Criminal Records Confidentiality Act Summary This Act would make confidential criminal cases if the defendant is acquitted or charges are dismissed, as well as authorize certain persons to …

  • Resolution to Promote Public Safety through Just and Reasonable Prison Phone Rates image

    Resolution to Promote Public Safety through Just and Reasonable Prison Phone Rates

    Resolution to Promote Public Safety through Just and Reasonable Prison Phone Rates Summary This resolution supports efforts by states to provide reasonable phone rates for intrastate calls placed …

  • Resolution in Support of Post-Release Supervision of Offenders image

    Resolution in Support of Post-Release Supervision of Offenders

    Resolution in Support of Post-Release Supervision of Offenders Summary This resolution supports efforts to require appropriate inmates to serve the final portion of their sentences on post-release supervision …

  • Accuracy in Criminal Records Act image

    Accuracy in Criminal Records Act

    Accuracy in Criminal Records Act Summary This Act would require state and local agencies that sell criminal background records to certify their accuracy in writing when they …

  • Resolution in Support of the National Prison Rape Elimination Commission Standards image

    Resolution in Support of the National Prison Rape Elimination Commission Standards

    Resolution in Support of the National Prison Rape Elimination Commission Standards WHEREAS, in June 2009, the National Prison Rape Elimination Commission released national standards for the prevention, detection, response, …

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    Recidivism Reduction Act

    Recidivism Reduction Act Summary Research and practice over the past 25 years have identified new strategies and policies that can make a significant dent in recidivism rates. Implementing …