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5 Gerry A. Adair
6 Sheryl L. Allen
7 Ron Bigelow
8 Judy Ann Buffmire
9 Marda Dillree
10 Beverly Ann Evans
Kevin S. Garn
J. Brent Haymond
Neal B. Hendrickson
Susan J. Koehn
Joseph G. Murray
Nora B. Stephens
A. Lamont Tyler
11 AN ACT RELATING TO EDUCATION; PROVIDING THAT THE STATE BOARD OF
12 EDUCATION AND THE STATE BOARD OF REGENTS ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR THE
13 EDUCATION OF PERSONS IN THE CUSTODY OF THE DEPARTMENT OF
14 CORRECTIONS; AND PROVIDING A REPEALER OF A SUNSET DATE.
15 This act affects sections of Utah Code Annotated 1953 as follows:
17 53A-1-403.5, as last amended by Chapter 13, Laws of Utah 1994
18 This act affects uncodified material as follows:
20 Uncodified Section 3, Chapter 90, Laws of Utah 1992
21 Be it enacted by the Legislature of the state of Utah:
22 Section 1. Section 53A-1-403.5 is amended to read:
23 53A-1-403.5. Education of persons in custody of Department of Corrections --
24 Contracting for services -- Recidivism reduction plan -- Collaboration among state agencies
25 -- Annual report.
26 (1) The State Board of Education and the State Board of Regents, subject to legislative
27 appropriation, [
28 of Corrections.
1 (2) In order to fulfill this responsibility, the [
2 with appropriate private or public agencies to provide educational and related administrative
4 (3) (a) As its corrections education program, the [
5 implement a recidivism reduction plan, including the following components:
6 (i) inmate assessment;
7 (ii) cognitive problem-solving skills;
8 (iii) basic literacy skills;
9 (iv) career skills;
10 (v) job placement;
11 (vi) postrelease tracking and support;
12 (vii) research and evaluation;
13 (viii) family involvement and support; and
14 (ix) multiagency collaboration.
15 (b) The plan shall be developed and implemented through the State Office of Education
16 and the Board of Regents office in collaboration with the following entities:
17 (i) local boards of education;
18 (ii) Department of Corrections;
19 (iii) Department of Employment Security;
20 (iv) Department of Human Services;
21 (v) Board of Pardons and Parole;
22 (vi) State Office of Rehabilitation; and
25 (c) The Legislature may provide appropriations for implementation of the plan through
26 a line item appropriation to any one or a combination of the entities listed in Subsection (b).
27 (4) The [
28 Interim Committee on the effectiveness of the recidivism reduction plan.
29 Section 2. Repealer.
30 This act repeals:
31 Uncodified Section 3, Chapter 90, Laws of Utah 1992, Sunset date.
1 This uncodified section affects: Section 53A-1-403.5.
Legislative Review Note
as of 11-20-96 3:42 PM
A limited legal review of this bill raises no obvious constitutional or statutory concerns.
Office of Legislative Research and General Counsel
The Education Interim Committee recommended this bill.
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