Appendix for Group Policy Paper

Appendix for Group Policy Paper - Appendix Federal...

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Appendix Federal Legislation – Appendix 1 Bill Number Description 2004 S.B. 2789 Reauthorizes the Department of Justice’s grant program for offender reentry Also establishes a task force on the Federal programs and activities regarding the offenders’ reentry 2004 H.B. 5075 Promotes the reentry of offenders into communities 2004 H.B. 4676 Reauthorizes the Department of Justice’s grant program for offender reentry Also establishes a task force on the Federal programs and activities regarding the offenders’ reentry 2005 H.R. 1704 Second Chance Act Provides ex offenders being released from prison with education, job training, substance abuse treatment, employment, and housing assistance 2005 H.R. 4202 November of 2005 “Re-Entry Enhancement Act” Encouraged successful re-entry of incarcerated people into the community 2005 S.B. 1934 2005 S.B. 4028 “Fighting Gangs and Empowering Youth Act of 2006” Sec. 105 calls for the reauthorization of adult and juvenile offender state and local programs Sec. 107 calls for the encouragement of employment of former prisoners Sec. 118 calls for improved re-entry procedures for federal prisoners
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Appendix ( 2 ): State Action (Legislative Action, Funding, etc.) State Action Source Alabama Funding for female and juvenile reentry programs through Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs and Alabama Department of Youth Services(1); House Joint Resolution 15 – Established Girls and Women in the Criminal Justice System(2) (1)US Dept. of Justice http://www.reentry.gov/sar/al.html (2)Reentry Policy Council http://www.reentrypolicy.org/reentry/Re- Entry_Legislation.aspx Alaska Grants for enhancing reentry programs for juveniles and adult offenders through Alaska Department of Corrections; specific funding for program targeting the reentry of juveniles through Alaska Department of Health and Social Services US Dept. of Justice http://www.reentry.gov/sar/ak.html Arizona 2 million dollar grant for juvenile offender reentry and rehabilitation programs through Arizona Department of Juvenile Corrections US Dept of Justice http://www.reentry.gov/sar/az.html Arkansas 2 million dollar grant for juvenile and adult reentry programs through Arkansas Department of Community Corrections US Dept of Justice http://www.reentry.gov/sar/ar.html California Going Home – Los Angeles program, 2 million dollar grant to fund reentry programs in Los Angeles through California Department of Corrections; City of Oakland’s Project Choice, 1 million dollar program targeting the successful reentry of young offenders through City of (1)US Dept of Justice http://www.reentry.gov/sar/ca.html (2)Congressional Universe
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Oakland—Department of Human Services(1); S.B. 11B “Adult Offender
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