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File #: 160101    Version: 0 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: LAPSED
File created: 2/4/2016 In control: Special Committee on Criminal Justice Reform
On agenda: Final action:
Title: Appointing members to the "Special Committee on Criminal Justice Reform," who will conduct public hearings examining the Philadelphia criminal justice system for the impact of current policies, and offer recommended strategies for reform that are in the best interest of public safety and the public good.
Sponsors: Council President Clarke, Councilmember Jones, Councilmember Johnson, Councilmember Oh, Councilmember Domb, Councilmember Quiñones Sánchez, Councilmember Greenlee, Councilmember Green, Councilmember Parker, Councilmember Henon, Councilmember Reynolds Brown, Councilmember Gym, Councilmember Bass, Councilmember Taubenberger, Councilmember Blackwell, Councilmember Squilla, Councilmember O'Neill
Attachments: 1. Signature16010100.pdf, 2. Public Hearing Transcript 4-8-16.pdf, 3. Public Hearing Transcript 4-15-16.pdf, 4. Public Hearing Transcript 4-18-16.pdf, 5. Public Hearing Transcript 5-13-16.pdf, 6. Interim Report Issued to Council on May 26, 2016.pdf, 7. Public Hearing Transcript 5-23-16.pdf, 8. Public Hearing Transcript 8-1-16.pdf, 9. Public Hearing Transcript 9-12-16.pdf, 10. Public Hearing Transcript 11-14-16.pdf, 11. Interim Report Issued to Council on November 17, 2016.pdf, 12. Public Hearing Transcript 2-10-17.pdf, 13. Public Hearing Transcript 3-24-17.pdf, 14. Public Hearing Transcript 6-9-17.pdf, 15. Public Hearing Transcript 11-3-17.pdf, 16. Public Hearing Transcript 1-29-18.pdf, 17. Public Hearing Transcript 12-10-18.pdf
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultTallyAction DetailsVideo
12/10/20180 Special Committee on Criminal Justice Reform HEARING NOTICES SENT   Action details Not available
12/10/20180 Special Committee on Criminal Justice Reform HEARING HELD   Action details Not available
12/10/20180 Special Committee on Criminal Justice Reform RECESSED   Action details Not available
1/29/20180 Special Committee on Criminal Justice Reform HEARING NOTICES SENT   Action details Not available
1/29/20180 Special Committee on Criminal Justice Reform HEARING HELD   Action details Not available
1/29/20180 Special Committee on Criminal Justice Reform RECESSED   Action details Not available
11/3/20170 Special Committee on Criminal Justice Reform HEARING NOTICES SENT   Action details Not available
11/3/20170 Special Committee on Criminal Justice Reform HEARING HELD   Action details Not available
11/3/20170 Special Committee on Criminal Justice Reform RECESSED   Action details Not available
6/9/20170 Special Committee on Criminal Justice Reform HEARING NOTICES SENT   Action details Not available
6/9/20170 Special Committee on Criminal Justice Reform HEARING HELD   Action details Not available
6/9/20170 Special Committee on Criminal Justice Reform RECESSED   Action details Not available
3/24/20170 Special Committee on Criminal Justice Reform HEARING NOTICES SENT   Action details Not available
3/24/20170 Special Committee on Criminal Justice Reform HEARING HELD   Action details Not available
3/24/20170 Special Committee on Criminal Justice Reform RECESSED   Action details Not available
2/10/20170 Special Committee on Criminal Justice Reform HEARING NOTICES SENT   Action details Not available
2/10/20170 Special Committee on Criminal Justice Reform HEARING HELD   Action details Not available
2/10/20170 Special Committee on Criminal Justice Reform RECESSED   Action details Not available
11/14/20160 Special Committee on Criminal Justice Reform HEARING NOTICES SENT   Action details Not available
11/14/20160 Special Committee on Criminal Justice Reform HEARING HELD   Action details Not available
11/14/20160 Special Committee on Criminal Justice Reform REPORT ISSUED   Action details Not available
9/12/20160 Special Committee on Criminal Justice Reform HEARING NOTICES SENT   Action details Not available
9/12/20160 Special Committee on Criminal Justice Reform HEARING HELD   Action details Not available
9/12/20160 Special Committee on Criminal Justice Reform RECESSED   Action details Not available
8/1/20160 Special Committee on Criminal Justice Reform HEARING NOTICES SENT   Action details Not available
8/1/20160 Special Committee on Criminal Justice Reform HEARING HELD   Action details Not available
8/1/20160 Special Committee on Criminal Justice Reform RECESSED   Action details Not available
5/23/20160 Special Committee on Criminal Justice Reform HEARING NOTICES SENT   Action details Not available
5/23/20160 Special Committee on Criminal Justice Reform HEARING HELD   Action details Not available
5/23/20160 Special Committee on Criminal Justice Reform REPORT ISSUED   Action details Not available
5/13/20160 Special Committee on Criminal Justice Reform HEARING NOTICES SENT   Action details Not available
5/13/20160 Special Committee on Criminal Justice Reform HEARING HELD   Action details Not available
5/13/20160 Special Committee on Criminal Justice Reform RECESSED   Action details Not available
4/18/20160 Special Committee on Criminal Justice Reform HEARING NOTICES SENT   Action details Not available
4/18/20160 Special Committee on Criminal Justice Reform HEARING HELD   Action details Not available
4/18/20160 Special Committee on Criminal Justice Reform RECESSED   Action details Not available
4/15/20160 Special Committee on Criminal Justice Reform HEARING NOTICES SENT   Action details Not available
4/15/20160 Special Committee on Criminal Justice Reform HEARING HELD   Action details Not available
4/15/20160 Special Committee on Criminal Justice Reform RECESSED   Action details Not available
4/8/20160 Special Committee on Criminal Justice Reform HEARING NOTICES SENT   Action details Not available
4/8/20160 Special Committee on Criminal Justice Reform RECESSED   Action details Not available
2/4/20160 CITY COUNCIL Introduced and Moved to Be Placed on This Week's Final Passage Calendar - Rules SuspendedPass  Action details Not available
2/4/20160 CITY COUNCIL ADOPTED & REFERRED   Action details Not available
Title
Appointing members to the "Special Committee on Criminal Justice Reform," who will conduct public hearings examining the Philadelphia criminal justice system for the impact of current policies, and offer recommended strategies for reform that are in the best interest of public safety and the public good.

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WHEREAS, On December 10, 2015, The Council of the City of Philadelphia, by a unanimous vote, adopted Resolution Number 150958, thereby creating the Special Committee on Justice Reform; and

WHEREAS, Expanding upon the existing work that is already being done in Philadelphia and across the nation, the Special Committee on Criminal Justice Reform will work to highlight important issues including: the unsustainable and rapid growth of the adult corrections population; the unique issues presented with respect to juveniles involved in the criminal justice system; the impact that current laws have on Philadelphia communities and the justice-involved population; and policy changes across the nation that have proven effective in reducing costs, recidivism, and corrections populations in other places; and

WHEREAS, Extensive and thoughtful work is already underway in Philadelphia that is aimed at permanently and significantly reducing the number of Philadelphians who experience incarceration and their rates of recidivism; and

WHEREAS, The Special Committee on Criminal Justice Reform will expand upon the existing expertise and reform efforts being conducted across many important stakeholders including but not limited to: the Philadelphia Police Department, the Philadelphia Prison System, the First Judicial District of Pennsylvania, the Office of the Philadelphia District Attorney, the Defender Association of Philadelphia, the Criminal Justice Advisory Board, the MacArthur Foundation Safety and Justice Challenge, members of the Philadelphia Reentry Coalition and many others; and

WHEREAS, All sectors of government must work together to ensure law ...

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