In 2015 the Legislative Assembly created an interim incarceration issues committee to study cost-effective and evidence-based strategies to enhance public safety and properly manage corrections and supervision populations. The committee will work with members of the executive and judicial branches to develop policy recommendations for consideration during the 2017 legislative session.
Requires legislative management to create an incarceration issues committee to study pretrial services, sentencing alternatives, treatment options, and other related issues during the current biennium. Appropriates funds for the study.
Requires a study in conjunction with other stakeholders, to study during the 2015-16 interim justice reinvestment reforms to seek cost-effective and evidence-based strategies to enhance public safety and properly manage corrections and supervision populations. Requires a final report with recommendations and proposed legislation to the 65th Legislative Assembly (2017).
Return to NCSL’s Justice Reinvestment State Resources page or learn more about NCSL’s Criminal Justice program.