Tag: Justice Performance Project Task Force

Tag: Justice Performance Project Task Force

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    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 …

  • Resolution in Support of Victim-Offender Mediation image

    Resolution in Support of Victim-Offender Mediation

    Resolution in Support of Victim-Offender Mediation Summary Victim Offender Mediation is a face-to-face meeting, in the presence of a trained mediator, between the victim of a crime and the …

  • Resolution on DNA Testing Standards image

    Resolution on DNA Testing Standards

    Resolution on DNA Testing Standards Summary A Resolution supporting the FBI effort to “re-evaluate existing policies, standards, and protocols, including requirements for outsourcing DNA analysis to private laboratories and …

  • Swift and Certain Sanctions Act image

    Swift and Certain Sanctions Act

    Swift and Certain Sanctions Act Summary For states to deliver swift, certain and proportionate responses to violations of probation and parole, they need an array of institutional and community-based …

  • Community Corrections Performance Incentive Act image

    Community Corrections Performance Incentive Act

    Community Corrections Performance Incentive Act Summary The provisions of this act are intended to reduce crimes committed by probationers and the number of probationers revoked to prison by giving …

  • 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 …