Resolves

124th Legislature

First Regular Session



Chapter 61

H.P. 405 - L.D. 567

Resolve, To Establish a Working Group To Increase Protection for Victims of Domestic Violence

Sec. 1. Working group to increase protection for victims of domestic violence. Resolved: That the Department of Corrections shall convene a working group of interested parties to establish a process to assess dangerousness and more effectively monitor those who commit domestic violence crimes. The working group shall review other states’ existing electronic monitoring and offender management programs, determine accurate costs and program management needs and identify possible pilot sites in the State. The department shall submit a report to the Joint Standing Committee on Criminal Justice and Public Safety no later than January 15, 2010 containing the recommendations, including proposed legislation, of the working group. The Joint Standing Committee on Criminal Justice and Public Safety may submit legislation to the 124th Legislature in 2010 based on the report.

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