34 U.S. Code § 12241 - Purpose

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The purpose of this part is to evaluate the effectiveness of certain demonstration projects in helping to—
(1)
alleviate the harm to children and primary caretaker parents caused by separation due to the incarceration of the parents;
(2)
reduce recidivism rates of prisoners by encouraging strong and supportive family relationships; and
(3)
explore the cost effectiveness of community correctional facilities.
Editorial Notes
Codification

Section was formerly classified to section 13881 of Title 42, The Public Health and Welfare, prior to editorial reclassification and renumbering as this section.