Tuesday, July 09, 2019

Show-Me 'Get Out Of Jail Free' Missouri Law

Just a bit of news for the many broke-ass but non-violent locals . . . It seems that, even in the midst of state cooperation, corporations won't be able to imprison people for failing to submit to their onerous fee structure. Here's CONSERVATIVE push back against the prison industrial complex. Checkit:

Missouri outlaws jail debt turning into jail time, following action by Gov. Mike Parson

JEFFERSON CITY - Courts across the state will no longer be allowed to threaten defendants with more time behind bars if defendants fail to pay jail debts. Gov. Mike Parson on Tuesday signed House Bill 192, which does away with hearings at which defendants must explain to a judge why they should not be locked up for failure to pay jail "board bills."

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