Connecticut’s Second Chance Society Reintegration Program for Nonviolent Offenders

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In 2015, Connecticut passed legislation, House Bill 7104, which helps to ensure nonviolent offenders are successfully reintegrated into society and become productive workers in Connecticut’s economy, by emphasizing treatment and rehabilitation over punishment for small non-violent drug crimes.

Key legislative points:

Connecticut Department of Correction’s Second Chance Society Initiative resources on the following, can be found on the DOC website: http://www.ct.gov/doc/cwp/view.asp?a=1502&Q=574826

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SOURCE: Connecticut General Assembly; Connecticut Department of Corrections; State of Connecticut: Governor’s Office
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CONTENT LAST REVIEWED: April2017