Budget Amendment ID: FY2019-S4-1015

JUD 1015

Prison Re-Entry

Messrs. Brownsberger, Boncore, Lewis and Brady, Ms. Creem, Mr. Eldridge, Ms. Friedman, Messrs. Barrett and Moore, Ms. Jehlen, Messrs. Rush, Cyr, Collins and Welch and Ms. L'Italien moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, by inserting after item 0339-1005 the following item:

"0339-1011 For the establishment of a grant program to be administered by the office of the commissioner of probation for community based residential re-entry programs to reduce recidivism by providing transitional housing, workforce development and case management to individuals returning to the community from state and county jails/prisons.  Eligible placements include inmates of state and county jails/prisons approved pursuant to MGL ch. 127, s. 49 and 86F, individuals on parole or on probation.…………………………..  $5,000,000"