TAKE ACTION TO TELL YOUR LAWMAKERS TO SUPPORT TWO JUSTICE REINVESTMENT INITIATIVE (JRI) BILLS:
H5863, which provides occupational licensing reforms, would provide increased opportunities for people with minor criminal records to to earn a living for themselves and their families by removing unfair barriers and reducing burdens to obtain occupational licenses and certifications that are required in many industries.
H5721 would completely re-write the Rhode Island’s “civil asset forfeiture” statutes, by which state and local government agencies may seize the property of suspected criminals or regulatory violators, many of whom are never charged or convicted.
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