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HB 729

Bill Purpose:
Establishes the Council on Children of Incarcerated Parents and Caregivers.

Bill Sponsor:
Marcelle (D)

Committee:
Education

OPEN Comments:
Children of incarcerated individuals may need extra support in order to succeed in school. OPEN supports the government addressing this.

Link to Digest:
legis.la.gov

Current Status:
Pending Senate final passage

OPEN Position:
Support

Committee Hearing Date:
5/27/20

Who’s Involved:
Daughters Beyond Incarceration is behind this bill and has heavily advocated it with the support of organizations including VOTE NOLA and the Southern Poverty Law Center.

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