SB346, SB436 and SB572

SB346, SB436 and SB572 are on the agenda of the Senate Criminal Justice Committee meeting on Tuesday, November 12.

Bill                  Sponsor         Title

SB 346              Bradley               Controlled Substances

Reduces prison sentencing for non-violent crimes; requires that custodial interrogations be electronically recorded. Proportionality and transparency are critical elements for fairness and justice in sentencing and incarceration.

SB 436              Montford           Youth in Confinement

Prohibits a youth from being placed in disciplinary confinement. Solitary confinement denies youth access to school services, recreation, or appropriate mental health services.

SB 572              Brandes              Extension of Confinement

Extends the limits of confinement to allow an inmate to participate in supervised community release. Frees prison facilities and resources for incarcerating violent criminal offenders.

Contact your Senator by email or phone and urge him or her to support these bills.  You can also text the word ‘State’ on Messenger, Twitter, Telegram, or to 50409 on SMS.  Include your name, ZIP code and contact information in your message.

District    Name                  Email                                       Phone

8   Keith Perry              (850) 487-5008    Chair

11 Randolph Bracy   (850) 487-5011             

24  Jeff Brandes         (850) 487-5024            

38  Jason Pizzo            (850) 487-5038            

39  Anitere Flores      (850) 487-5039        

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