Bill Summaries: H898 (2019-2020 Session)

  • Summary date: Apr 17 2019 - View summary

    Requires the Department of Public Safety, working with the North Carolina Sentencing and Policy Advisory Commission, local reentry councils, community-based organizations, and the State Personnel Commission, to  use community corrections caseload data to study criminal recidivism rates, tools to reduce recidivism, resources needed for the implementation of tools, and the possibility of probation-parole officer payment increases based on decreased recidivism rates. Allows an interim report to the Joint Legislative Oversight Committee on Justice and Public Safety by April 1, 2020, and requires a final report by December 1, 2020. Terminates upon the earlier of December 1, 2020, or the filing of its final report.