вЂў SB 120 doesn’t alter sentences that are criminal. It is currently a modest re-entry bill.
вЂў The public wants more reform than SB 120, but it has to pass to do more.
вЂў Poor people who cannot spend expenses and charges must not head to prison to be poor.
вЂў The single biggest predictor of recidivism is opportunity upon launch. By giving work training and work launch to inmates, SB 120 improves safety that is public.
вЂў For offenders being monitored in the neighborhood, SB 120 strikes a balance between increased charges for non-compliance and increased incentives for conformity
вЂў a felon that is reformed be capable of getting expert licenses.
SB 7, that could enable concealed carry without a permit, continues to be in committee. Ideally, you won’t get further this session.
Juvenile justice bills SB20 and SB195 are making some progress, and are also presently in committees. Tomorrow SB 195, expungement for juvenile ex-offenders, will be heard by the House Judiciary Committee.
Bills concerning lending that is payday вЂњson of paydayвЂќ loans seem to be stalled in committees too. KCC continues to advocate for the 36% interest rate cap and tougher charges for businesses that break the principles. We are going to additionally continue steadily to oppose вЂњson of paydayвЂќ loans. These loans are much more predatory as compared to normal people because people can borrow more cash each and every time with similar interest that is high.
TimвЂ™s Law, HB 79, which will enact court-ordered psychological state therapy will soon be heard because of the home Judiciary Committee this week. We support this bill due to the risks posed by mentally-ill individuals who refuse therapy that will have them and their ones that are loved.