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NCJ Number: 450 Find in a Library
Title: FOR A MORE PERFECT UNION - CORRECTIONAL REFORM
Author(s): ANON
Corporate Author: U.S. Advisory Cmssn on Intergovernmental Relations
United States of America
Date Published: 1971
Page Count: 13
Sponsoring Agency: National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
Superintendent of Documents, GPO
Washington, DC 20402
U.S. Advisory Cmssn on Intergovernmental Relations
Washington, DC 20575
Contract Number: LEAA-J-IAA-025-71
Publication Number: M-64
Sale Source: Superintendent of Documents, GPO
Washington, DC 20402
United States of America

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Document: PDF
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: RECOMMENDATIONS FOR IMPROVING CORRECTIONS INCORPORATED INTO A STATE DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTION ACT.
Abstract: STATE LEGISLATION ACT COVERS FINDINGS AND PURPOSE, DEFINITIONS, ORGANIZATION OF A DEPARTMENT, INSTITUTIONAL ADMINISTRATION, TREATMENT OF INMATES, PERSONAL PROPERTY, AND APPLICATION OF ACT IN WHICH INFORMATION FOR EACH STATE IS INSERTED. BILL SHOULD PROVIDE A MORE SYSTEMATIC STATE-LOCAL APPROACH TO CORRECTIONS, WITH LOCALITIES MAINTAINING RESPONSIBILITY FOR SHORT TERM INSTITUTIONS AND THE STATE ASSUMING FULL OPERATING RESPONSIBILITY FOR LONG TERM CORRECTIONS.
Index Term(s): Advisory Committee Intergovernmental Relations; Correctional reform; Laws and Statutes; Legislation; Management; Model law; Reform
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