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The Council on Criminal Justice Reform recommends Georgia Department of Corrections issue offenders a certificate that certifies the completion of treatment and vocational training while incarcerated. The existence of the certificate shall provide immunity in any action against an employer or institution alleging lack of due care.
This past December, InfoMart presented to the Senate Expungement Reform committee. We supported Georgia establishing a program like the Illinois certificate of re-entry, providing a certificate that provides immunity in any action.
In the one month since, MS house bill 806, has changed the way I think about motivating employers to hire ex-offenders.