The 2010 Justice Reinvestment Act focused resources on offenders who are at the highest risk for returning to prison by creating risk-based supervision levels, allowing short jail stays for minor probation violation and requiring post-prison supervision for some inmates. However, some provisions of the act were modified or repealed in 2011 and 2013.
SB 500 (2010) - Justice Reinvestment Act
SB 52 (2011)
HB 644 (2013)
Summaries of legislation can be found in NCSL’s Sentencing and Corrections Enactment Database.
Return to NCSL’s Justice Reinvestment State Resources page or learn more about NCSL’s Criminal Justice program.