2022 Legislative Council Study Committee on Increasing Offender Employment Opportunities


Legislative Council Staff

Katie Bender-Olson

Peggy Hurley

Kelly Mautz

Hearing Notices

Travel Voucher

Food Options on Capitol Square

Membership List

Scope

  • The study committee is directed to review existing impediments to employment and job training for individuals who are incarcerated or recently released and to recommend legislation following its review. The committee shall explore ways to expand connections between private employers and potential employees who are incarcerated in state institutions or on extended supervision, explore vocational earned release programs for possible implementation, consider release location flexibility based on employment opportunities, and evaluate other methods for improving job prospects for the offender population.

August 30, 2022 10:00 a.m. Room 411 South, State Capitol [ Agenda | Minutes ]

September 29, 2022 10:00 a.m. Room 201 Southeast, State Capitol [ Agenda | Minutes ]

October 21, 2022 10:00 a.m. Room 201 Southeast, State Capitol [ Agenda | Minutes ]

November 10, 2022 9:30 a.m. Room 201 Southeast, State Capitol [ Agenda | Minutes ]

January 11, 2023 10:00 a.m. Room 201 Southeast, State Capitol [ Minutes | Agenda ]

February 13, 2023 Mail Ballot

Recommendations to the Joint Legislative Council

Joint Legislative Council Recommendations to the 2023-24 Legislature