SB 1010 Parolees: Supportive Housing Pilot Program

status: sb 1010 WAS SENT TO THE ASSEMBLY APPROPRIATIONS COMMITTEE SUSPENSE FILE on 8/8/2018, THE BILL IS SET ASIDE FOR A LATER HEARING DATE (TO BE DETERMINED).

This bill creates a supportive housing pilot program for mentally ill parolees who are homeless or at risk of homelessness using existing funding. While there are already programs that provide a similar service, this bill focuses on the issue of mentally ill parolees specifically at risk of homelessness.

 

WRITE

Once a bill passes out of committee, it moves to the floor where the author of the bill can bring it up for a vote. Letting your representative know how you feel about the bill is an important advocacy action to inform how representative votes on a bill on the floor. 

Write your representative to let him or her know that you and your affiliate support SB 1010. To create a letter, use the below template, or write your own. Send letters to advocacy@namica.org and our team will make sure it gets to the right place. 

SB 1010 Support Letter for Organizations

SB 1010 Support Letter for Individuals

 

ATTEND

Show your support by attending the hearing. If you can't attend, follow this link to get a live webcast of the hearing! (click here)

 

EDUCATE

Review the Bill. Being informed on a bill before communicating with a representative is very important so you can get your point across in the best way possible. 

Fact Sheet 

SB 1010 Full Text