Dignity Legislation Across The USA
House Bill 1523
Concerning the treatment of female inmates and detainees in correctional or detention facilities: and concerning pregnant inmates and detainees.
Bill Status: The bill was introduced on the March 6th 2019, check on the bill’s latest status here.
Lead Sponsor: Rep. Rebecca Petty (R)
Co-Sponsor: Senator Cecile Bledsoe (R)
Ambassador: Ruby Welch
Supporting Organizations: F.E.L.O.N. (Formerly Incarcerated Empowered Leaders Overcoming Negative Stigmas), Better Communities, Methodist Church, Sheriff Eric Higgins, Americans for Prosperity