Introduced Version






HOUSE

RESOLUTION No. ___



Introduced by: Smith V


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        A RESOLUTION urging the establishment of an interim study committee to study the effects of the incarceration of criminal offenders on children, families, communities, and the economy.
    

    Whereas, Criminal offenders are returning home from prison in increasing numbers, unprepared for reintegration into society, less connected to community based social structures, more likely to have health or substance abuse problems, and facing limited availability of jobs, housing, and social services: Therefore,

Be it resolved by the House of Representatives of the

General Assembly of the State of Indiana:


    SECTION 1. That the legislative council is urged to establish a

committee to study the effects of the incarceration of criminal offenders on children, families, communities, and the economy.
    SECTION 2. That the committee, if established, shall operate under the direction of the legislative council and shall issue a final report when directed to do so by the council.


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HR 1501/DI 84

2007


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