Fifty-fifth Legislature

First Regular Session

Senate: JUD DPA 8-0-0-0 | 3rd Read 30-0-0-0

House: CJR DP 7-0-0-2 | 3rd Read 58-2-0-0

SB 1067: prisoners; discharge; transition program.

Sponsor:  Senator Barto, LD 15

Transmitted to the Governor


Modifies the Arizona Department of Corrections (ADC) requirements for the prison inmate transition program (Program). 


The Arizona Department of Corrections is required to establish a Program providing eligible inmates with transition services (Services) for up to 90 days. ADC must administer the Program and contract with private or nonprofit entities to provide eligible inmates with Services. Certain specified criteria must be met for an inmate to be eligible for Services. Each contract awarded to entities that are providing Services must train mentors and offer specified counseling and treatment (A.R.S. § 31-281).


1.   ☐ Prop 105 (45 votes)	     ☐ Prop 108 (40 votes)      ☐ Emergency (40 votes)	☐ Fiscal NoteRemoves the requirement that an inmate be classified by ADC as a low violence risk to the community to qualify for Services. (Sec. 1)

2.   States a prisoner convicted of assault, aggravated assault or robbery is eligible for the Program. (Sec. 1)

3.   Terminates the Program on July 1, 2030. (Sec. 2)

4.   Contains a retroactivity clause. (Sec. 4)



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