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5 AN ACT RELATING TO YOUTH CORRECTIONS; REQUIRING THE DIVISION TO
6 EXPLORE DURING THE 1997 INTERIM THE POSSIBILITY OF DEVELOPING OR
7 CONTRACTING FOR A VALUES-ORIENTED TREATMENT PROGRAM WITH A
8 STRONG VOCATIONAL COMPONENT; AND REQUIRING A REPORT TO THE
9 JUVENILE JUSTICE TASK FORCE AND LEGISLATURE.
10 This act enacts uncodified material.
11 Be it enacted by the Legislature of the state of Utah:
12 Section 1. Values-Oriented Treatment Program for youth -- Division of Youth
13 Corrections to study.
14 (1) During 1997, the Division of Youth Corrections shall search for and study the
15 feasibility of developing or contracting for a program for youth offenders that has:
16 (a) a values-oriented curriculum that stresses not only educational performance, but also
17 instills positive values; and
18 (b) a strong vocational component structured to enhance employment skills in as many
19 vocations as possible.
20 (2) The division shall:
21 (a) investigate programs currently being used both inside and outside of the state;
22 (b) determine whether any active programs would fit the requirements of Subsection (1)
23 for youth offenders;
24 (c) evaluate as many programs as possible, and may consider single-source providers in
25 their search;
26 (d) explore the feasibility of creating a program that fits the criteria of Subsection (1);
27 (e) determine the cost to implement any programs considered acceptable; and
1 (f) present its findings to the Juvenile Justice Task Force for possible inclusion in any
2 legislative package to be presented to the Legislature during its 1998 General Session.
Legislative Review Note
as of 2-24-97 12:32 PM
A limited legal review of this bill raises no obvious constitutional or statutory concerns.
Office of Legislative Research and General Counsel
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