HB 2273--
Session of 1997
By Committee on Appropriations

9 AN ACT concerning corrections; relating to use of the Topeka correc- 10 tional facility; amending K.S.A. 1996 Supp. 75-52,134 and repealing 11 the existing section. 12 13 Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Kansas: 14 Section 1. K.S.A. 1996 Supp. 75-52,134 is hereby amended to read 15 as follows: 75-52,134. (a) The part of the Topeka correctional facility 16 which formerly was known as the state correctional-vocational training 17 center at Topeka, Kansas, shall be used to confine or house only female 18 inmates having a custody or security classification of medium or minimum 19 or lower and shall not be used to confine or house such inmates having 20 a maximum custody or security classification either on a permanent or 21 temporary basis. 22 (b) The housing unit at the Topeka correctional facility constructed 23 pursuant to an appropriation of the 1992 legislature shall be used to house 24 only female inmates, who may be of any custody level. The provisions of 25 this subsection shall not affect the authority of the secretary of corrections 26 to make housing assignments for inmates at other units of the Topeka 27 correctional facility. 28 Sec. 2. K.S.A. 1996 Supp. 75-52,134 is hereby repealed. 29 Sec. 3. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after its 30 publication in the statute book.