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ACT NO. 84

(S.274)

Corrections; Education Program

This act expands the Department of Corrections education program to include persons committed to correctional custody who are not incarcerated. The act also enables the education program to function as an independent school approved by the state Board of Education. Finally, the act requires participation in the education program by all persons under correctional custody under the age of 21 and without a high school diploma.

Effective Date: July 1, 1998