ACLU-PA Position: Supports
SB 500 is one of three Justice Reinvestment (JRI) bills introduced this session — SB 500, SB 501, and SB 502. Together, they are referred to as JRI II. This bill would establish the County Adult Probation and Parole Advisory Committee within the Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency. The Committee is tasked with funding and overseeing improvements to county probation. The bill also provides a funding mechanism to support the Justice Reinvestment Fund and county adult probation and parole departments.
Senate Bill 500 was enacted as Act No. 114 of 2019.