|HB 1889-S - DIGEST|
|(SUBSTITUTED FOR - SEE 2ND SUB)|
Creates the office of the corrections ombuds to: (1) Work for improved conditions and programs for inmates;
(2) Support fair treatment of inmates; and
(3) Support changes that facilitate the successful reentry of inmates into the community and promote high standards of justice throughout the state correctional system.
Requires the governor to: (1) Convene an ombuds advisory council with several purposes in support of the ombuds function; and
(2) Designate, by a competitive bidding process, the nonprofit organization that will contract to operate the office of the corrections ombuds.