There are two bills in conference that desperately need funding if we are going to realize the potential of Justice Reinvestment and the successful reintegration of our brothers and sisters back to the community.
HB 1279 HD1 SD2 – $ FOR REINTEGRATION
PASSED 24 – 1 (Slom) – Going to conference and awaiting settlement of budget
SB 71 SD2 HD1 – MAKING AN APPROPRIATION FOR PUBLIC SAFETY PROGRAMS.
PASSED UNANIMOUSLY – Going to conference – defective date and awaiting settlement of budget
1) Please contact Senator David Ige:
Phone: (808) 586-6230
Fax: (808) 586-6231
2) Please contact Reprepresentative Sylvia Luke:
Phone: (808) 586-6200
Fax: (808) 586-6201
Please support our people who want to change their lives by funding:
· SB 71 – Programs for Public Safety that will prepare individuals to get their lives on track, develop skill sets to find meaningful work and successfully reintegrate back to the community. This is crucial for the implementation of Justice Reinvestment.
· HB 1279 – Funding for Reintegration services to assist with after-care to ensure that individuals safely and successfully transition from incarceration to community life.