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Incarceration Issues Committee

Interim Committee Studies and Assignments

(16 members)

1015 § 4 Shall study pretrial services, sentencing alternatives, treatment options, and other related issues

1165 § 1 Study, in conjunction with representatives of the executive and judicial branches and other stakeholders, justice reinvestment reforms.  The Legislative Management shall participate with representatives of the executive and judicial branches and other stakeholders such as judges, prosecutors, defense attorneys, victims' advocates, corrections staff, law enforcement agencies, and service providers to seek cost-effective and evidence-based strategies to enhance public safety and properly manage corrections and supervision populations.  The Legislative Management shall cooperate with representatives of the executive and judicial branches to seek technical assistance as appropriate from the United States Bureau of Justice Assistance, The PEW Charitable Trusts, and the Council of State Governments' Justice Center to conduct the reform initiative

Legislative Council Staff

  • Samantha E. Kramer

Chairman

Vice Chairman

Citizen Members

  • Leann K. Bertsch, Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation
    P.O. Box 1898
    Bismarck, ND 58502-1898
  • Thomas Erhardt, Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation
    P.O. Box 1898
    Bismarck, ND 58502-1898
  • Rozanna Larson, Ward County State's Attorney
    P. O. Box 5005
    Minot, ND 58702-5005
  • Judge Douglas Mattson, District Court
    P.O. Box 5005
    Minot, ND 58702-5005
  • Presiding Judge Frank Racek, District Court
    P.O. Box 2806
    Fargo, ND 58108-2806
  • Aaron Roseland, Adams County State's Attorney
    P. O. Box 390
    Hettinger, ND 58639-0430
  • Scott Steele, Golden Valley County Sheriff
    P.O. Box 67
    Beach, ND 58621-0067
  • Wayne Stenehjem, Attorney General
    State Capitol
    Bismarck, ND 58505
  • Chief Justice Gerald W. VandeWalle, Supreme Court
    State Capitol
    Bismarck, ND 58505
  • Randy Ziegler, Deputy Chief of Bismarck Police Department
    700 South Ninth Street
    Bismarck, ND 58504-5821