This bill, companion bill HB 1082, establishes a moratorium on the construction of any new correctional facilities in the State from 7/1/2021 to 6/30/2022, including the planned construction of a new facility to replace the existing Oahu community correctional center. Prohibits the construction of new correctional facilities or the expansion of existing correctional facilities without the department of public safety first obtaining the input of and recommendations from the Hawaii correctional system oversight commission on any master plan for the facility, and the inclusion of the commission's input and recommendations in any environmental impact statement for the project.

Status

Failed

Session

2021

Bill number

Position

Support