COMMUNITY CORRECTIONS ACT (EXCERPT)
Act 511 of 1988
791.405 Duties of office.
The office shall do all of the following:
(a) Provide technical assistance and training to cities, counties, regions, or nonprofit service agencies in developing, implementing, evaluating, and operating community corrections programs.
(b) On behalf of the department, process agreements between the department and city, county, city-county, or regional advisory boards or nonprofit service agencies for the operation of community corrections programs by those boards or agencies, and monitor compliance with those agreements.
(c) Act as an information clearinghouse regarding community corrections programs for cities, counties, regions, or nonprofit service agencies that receive funding under this act.
(d) Provide community corrections advisory boards annually with information required to develop comprehensive plans and programming, including, but not limited to, all of the following for a city or county, as applicable:
(i) The total number of felony dispositions.
(ii) The total number of probation violators.
(iii) The sentencing results of all felony dispositions and probation violators.
(iv) For each sentenced felon and sentenced probation violator, demographic information, including, but not limited to, age, race, and sex.
(v) For each sentenced felon and probation violator, the result of the risk and needs assessment that details the felon's or probation violator's risk and needs levels.
(e) Review and approve local plans and proposals under sections 8 and 10.
(f) Audit programs to assure that they meet minimum program standards, including offender eligibility and compliance with evidence-based practices.
(g) In instances of substantial noncompliance, halt funding to cities, counties, regions, or agencies, except that before halting funding, the office shall do both of the following:
(i) Notify the city, county, region, or agency of the allegations and allow 30 days for a response.
(ii) If an agreement is reached concerning a remedy, allow 30 days following that agreement for the remedy to be implemented.
History: 1988, Act 511, Imd. Eff. Dec. 29, 1988
Am. 2014, Act 466, Imd. Eff. Jan. 12, 2015
Popular Name: Act 511
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