Correctional facilities; use of isolated confinement.
Prohibits the use of isolated confinement in state correctional facilities and juvenile correctional centers. Isolated confinement is defined in the bill as confinement of a prisoner or juvenile to a cell, alone or with another prisoner or juvenile, for 20 hours or more per day for an adult or for
17 hours or more per day for a juvenile, other than for the purpose of providing medical or mental health treatment. The bill provides for exceptions for when isolated confinement may be permitted in state correctional facilities and juvenile correctional centers. The bill has a delayed effective date of July 1, 2022.