Inmate Treatment Incentive Plans | Mental Health Colorado Action Dashboard

HB 18-1040 - House Bill

Inmate Treatment Incentive Plans

Jan 10, 2018
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed Into Law

This bill requires the Department of Corrections (DOC) to track data on inmates who are not receiving the mental health treatment specified in their rehabilitation report and to develop incentive plans to attract additional mental health providers to the geographic areas where inmates are not receiving treatment and services. Incentives may include additional fees, travel reimbursement, bonuses, and other financial incentives. The DOC must report annually to the Joint Budget Committee each December 1, starting in 2019, on the number of inmates requiring treatment and services provided by a mental health professional and the number of inmates unable to receive these services. The report must outline both statewide data and data for any area for which an incentive plans is developed. The DOC must also report specific details about incentive plans developed under the bill, including measures of their effectiveness.

Legislative Oversight Committee Concerning the Treatment of Persons with Mental Health Disorders in the Criminal and Juvenile Justice Systems.


Yes No Other
BILL 32 3 0
BILL 52 9 0


Date Chamber Action
May 04, 2018 executive Governor Signed
Apr 26, 2018 executive Sent to the Governor
Apr 26, 2018 upper Signed by the President of the Senate
Apr 26, 2018 lower Signed by the Speaker of the House
Apr 16, 2018 upper Senate Third Reading Passed - No Amendments
Apr 13, 2018 upper Senate Third Reading Laid Over Daily - No Amendments
Apr 12, 2018 upper Senate Second Reading Passed - No Amendments
Apr 09, 2018 upper Senate Committee on Judiciary Refer Unamended to Senate Committee of the Whole
Mar 26, 2018 upper Introduced In Senate - Assigned to Judiciary
Mar 21, 2018 lower House Third Reading Passed - No Amendments
Mar 20, 2018 lower House Second Reading Passed with Amendments - Committee
Mar 16, 2018 lower House Committee on Appropriations Refer Unamended to House Committee of the Whole
Feb 22, 2018 lower House Committee on Judiciary Refer Amended to Appropriations
Jan 10, 2018 lower Introduced In House - Assigned to Judiciary + Appropriations