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H.B. 163 Enrolled
Gerry A. Adair
Sheryl L. Allen
Judy Ann Buffmire
Beverly Ann Evans
Kevin S. Garn
J. Brent Haymond
Neal B. Hendrickson
Susan J. Koehn
Joseph G. Murray
Nora B. Stephens
A. Lamont Tyler
AN ACT RELATING TO EDUCATION; PROVIDING THAT THE STATE BOARD OF
EDUCATION AND THE STATE BOARD OF REGENTS ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR
THE EDUCATION OF PERSONS IN THE CUSTODY OF THE DEPARTMENT OF
CORRECTIONS; PROVIDING A REPEALER OF A SUNSET DATE; AND
PROVIDING A REPEAL DATE.
This act affects sections of Utah Code Annotated 1953 as follows:
53A-1-403.5, as last amended by Chapter 13, Laws of Utah 1994
63-55b-5301, Utah Code Annotated 1953
This act affects uncodified material as follows:
Uncodified Section 3, Chapter 90, Laws of Utah 1992
Be it enacted by the Legislature of the state of Utah:
Section 1. Section 53A-1-403.5 is amended to read:
53A-1-403.5. Education of persons in custody of Department of Corrections --
Contracting for services -- Recidivism reduction plan -- Collaboration among state agencies
-- Annual report.
(1) The State Board of Education and the State Board of Regents, subject to legislative
(2) In order to fulfill this responsibility, the [
with appropriate private or public agencies to provide educational and related administrative
(3) (a) As its corrections education program, the [
implement a recidivism reduction plan, including the following components:
(i) inmate assessment;
(ii) cognitive problem-solving skills;
(iii) basic literacy skills;
(iv) career skills;
(v) job placement;
(vi) postrelease tracking and support;
(vii) research and evaluation;
(viii) family involvement and support; and
(ix) multiagency collaboration.
(b) The plan shall be developed and implemented through the State Office of Education and
the Board of Regents office in collaboration with the following entities:
(i) local boards of education;
(ii) Department of Corrections;
(iii) Department of Employment Security;
(iv) Department of Human Services;
(v) Board of Pardons and Parole;
(vi) State Office of Rehabilitation; and
(c) The Legislature may provide appropriations for implementation of the plan through a
line item appropriation to any one or a combination of the entities listed in Subsection (b).
(4) The [
Interim Committee on the effectiveness of the recidivism reduction plan.
Section 2. Section 63-55b-5301 is enacted to read:
63-55b-5301. Repeal Date -- Title 53A.
Section 53A-1-403.5 is repealed July 1, 2007.
Section 3. Repealer.
This act repeals:
Uncodified Section 3, Chapter 90, Laws of Utah 1992, Sunset date. This uncodified
section affects: Section 53A-1-403.5.
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