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1 HB 1006

2 The Cost of Imprisonment According to FY 2014 data provided by the FBI, U.S. Marshals Service and the Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts, To detain in Jail Pending Trial $27832 Imprison after sentencing $30,621 Residential Re-entry Center $28,999 Supervise/Community Pre-Trial $3,279 Supervise/Community Post Trial $3,909

3 HB 1006 Highlights Establishes the mental health and forensic treatment services account within the statutes governing the division of mental health and addiction and provides that the division may use money in the account to fund grants and vouchers for mental health and addiction forensic treatment services.

4 Mental Health and Forensic The Division of Mental Health and Addiction may use money in the account only to fund grants and vouchers that are provided to the following: Community Corrections Programs Court-administered programs Probation programs Community mental health centers; and Certified or licensed mental health or addiction providers

5 Services Include... Mental health and substance abuse treatment, including addiction counseling; inpatient detoxification; and medication-assisted treatment, including a federal Food and Drug Administration approved long-acting, nonaddictive medication for the treatment of opioid or alcohol dependence; Vocational services; Housing assistance; Community support services; Care coordination; Transportation assistance; and Mental health and substance abuse assessments

6 The Justice Reinvestment Advisory Council This council is established to review and evaluate local corrections programs, grant applications, and the process used to award grants. The nine member council includes the following: 1. Executive director of the Indiana Prosecuting Attorneys Council, 2.Executive director of the Indiana Public Defenders Council, 3.President of the Indiana Sheriff's Association, 4.Director of the Division of Mental Health and Addiction or their designees, 5. DOC Commissioner 6. Executive director of the Indiana Judicial Center (IJC) 7. Executive director of the Criminal Justice Institute 8. President of the Indiana Association of Community Corrections Act Counties 9. President of the Probation Officers Professional Association of Indiana

7 Advisory Council Purpose The purpose of the Advisory Council is to conduct a state-level review and evaluation of: Local corrections programs, including community corrections, county jails, and probation services; and, The processes used by the Department of Correction and the Division of Mental Health and Addiction in awarding grants.

8 Advisory Council In addition, 1006 requires the DOC, the division of mental health and addiction, and a community corrections advisory board to submit grant applications to the advisory council for review. Provides that the Advisory Council shall meet to: work with the DOC and the division of mental health and addiction to establish the grant criteria; make recommendations to the DOC and the division of mental health and addiction concerning the award of grants.

9 Level 6 Offenders Prior to this bill, Level 6 offenders with a calculated length of stay (LOS) of more than 91 days could not be committed to DOC between July 1, 2014, and June 30, 2015, unless the commitment was due to the person violating probation, parole, or community corrections by committing a new crime.

10 Level 6 Offenders Beginning January 1, 2016, Level 6 offenders will only be committed to DOC if they meet the following conditions: They violate either probation, parole, or community corrections by committing a new crime; They are convicted of at least two Level 6 felonies that are ordered to be served consecutively and their length of stay is greater than 365 days; Their Level 6 felony has been enhanced by an additional fixed term for a habitual offender enhancement, a weapons possession enhancement, a sex offender enhancement, or a criminal gang enhancement, and their length of stay is greater than 365 days.

11 Other 1006 Provisions Community Corrections Grants and Court-Supervised Recidivism Reduction Funding Defined purposes for which the DOC may award financial aid include: 1.Assisting a county in defraying the expenses of incarceration; 2.Funding mental health, addiction, and cognitive behavior treatment programs for incarcerated persons; 3.Funding mental health, addiction, and cognitive behavior treatment programs for persons who are on probation or are supervised by a community corrections program or participating in a pretrial diversion program; 4.Funding work release programs; and 5.Reimbursing a county for probation officer and community correction officer salaries.

12 Other 1006 Provisions Requires a probation officer to consult with community corrections concerning programs available to the defendant in preparing the presentence report. Makes permanent certain provisions permitting the DOC to award grants from operational savings attributable to HEA , and provides that these funds may only be used for community corrections or court supervised recidivism reduction programs.

13 $$$ Available Budget HB 1001 Biennial Budget &17,895,366 each year for funding the County Jail Maintenance Contingency Fund. Holding DOC inmates post sentence $35.00 per day (FED. cost $75.01 pre-trial) Reimburse the sheriff for medical care for DOC holding inmate.

14 $$$ Available Budget Provides $4,152,639 each year for the County Jail Misdemeanant Housing. Provide $52,299,753 for 2015/2016 and $63,424,747 in 2016/2017 for Community Corrections programs. Provides $5.5 million in funding for the Indiana Judicial Center for each year of the budget. This includes funding for the judicial conference and for juvenile justice reform programming.

15 $$$ Available Budget Provides $10,000,000 in 2015/2016 and $20,000,000 for mental health and addiction treatment grants. Provides $5,567,488 each year for adult contract beds.

16 The Big Questions Is there enough money??? How many offenders will "stay?" What is the funding is "not enough."

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