Introduced by Representative Howard of Rutland City
Subject: Corrections; transitional housing; grant notification
Statement of purpose: This bill proposes to require the department of corrections to notify legislators representing a community in which the department has received a grant application for transitional housing for offenders.
AN ACT RELATING TO TRANSITIONAL HOUSING FOR OFFENDERS; NOTIFICATION
It is hereby enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Vermont:
Sec. 1. 28 V.S.A. § 102(c)(21) is added to read:
(c) The commissioner is charged with the following responsibilities:
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(21) To notify within one week of receipt the state legislators representing a community in which the department has received a grant application concerning transitional housing for offenders and to make all application materials available to the legislators for review.
The Vermont General Assembly
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