Resolves

124th Legislature

Second Regular Session



Chapter 213

H.P. 1139 - L.D. 1611

Resolve, Directing the Department of Corrections To Coordinate Review of Due Process Procedures and To Ensure Transparency in Policies Regarding the Placement of Special Management Prisoners

Sec. 1. Commissioner of Corrections's review of due process and other policies related to placement of the special management prisoners at the Maine State Prison. Resolved: That the Commissioner of Corrections shall, in consultation with the mental health and substance abuse focus group of the State Board of Corrections, review due process procedures and other policies related to the placement of special management prisoners. In its review of due process procedures and placement policies, the commissioner shall also consider and propose an appropriate timeline for regular reporting to the joint standing committee of the Legislature having jurisdiction over corrections matters; and be it further

Sec. 2. Reporting date established. Resolved: That the Commissioner of Corrections shall report findings and recommendations pursuant to the report under section 1, including any suggested policy or legislative changes, to the joint standing committee of the Legislature having jurisdiction over corrections matters by January 15, 2011. Upon receiving that report, the committee may report out a bill to the 125th Legislature.

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