HB 310 REQUIREMENTS
HB 310 charges DCS with collecting, analyzing, and reporting on data regarding the impact of treatment programs
on offender recidivism.
In addition to the reporting requirements outlined in HB 310, DCS intends to track and analyze data that can
help guide our work towards achieving the best outcomes for those we serve.
Processes are currently being established for collecting and analyzing data, and first-year data may be
incomplete. Incomplete data will be analyzed and reported as such in the 2017 Annual Report.
HB 310 transferred the oversight responsibilities of private and governmental misdemeanor probation entities
from the County and Municipal Probation Advisory Council (CMPAC) to the newly created Board of Community
Supervision. The Board is responsible for reviewing and reporting on the uniform professional standards and
uniform contract agreement standards, in order to enable the General Assembly to review the effectiveness of
the minimum professional standards and, if necessary, revise them. In November 2016, the Board of Community
Supervision formed an Advisory Council and is currently undertaking the review of standards. The report will be
provided prior to its January 2017 due date.