Report Title:

Intermediate Sanctions; Inmate Jurisdiction

Description:

Authorizes the courts to obtain jurisdiction over inmates in correctional facilities who qualify for alternative programs.

THE SENATE

S.B. NO.

630

TWENTY-SECOND LEGISLATURE, 2003

 

STATE OF HAWAII

 


 

A BILL FOR AN ACT

 

relating to disposition of convicted defendants.

 

BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF HAWAII:

SECTION 1. Section 706-672, Hawaii Revised Statutes, is amended to read as follows:

"706-672 Place of imprisonment. When a person is sentenced to imprisonment, the court shall commit the person to the custody of the department of public safety for the term of the person's sentence and until released in accordance with law. The director of public safety shall determine the proper program of redirection and any place of confinement of the committed person[.]; provided that the courts may assume control and supervision over a committed person qualifying for an alternative program pursuant to section 706-605.1"

SECTION 2. Statutory material to be repealed is bracketed and stricken. New statutory material is underscored.

SECTION 3. This Act shall take effect upon its approval.

INTRODUCED BY:

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