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What does MIOTCRA stand for?

MIOTCRA stands for Mentally Ill Offender Treatment and Crime Reduction Act

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The study recommendations include continued federal funding for the Mentally Ill Offender Treatment and Crime Reduction Act, which supports comprehensive strategies to reduce recidivism and the prevalence of mental illnesses in jail; providing adequate screening and follow-up in jails to ensure individuals with mental illnesses receive safe and effective placement and programming while in custody and during transition to the community; and addressing the cost of incarceration and the allocation of resources for the treatment needs of identified individuals in jail who can be better (and safely) served in the community, at less cost.
Below is an overview of two bills currently pending in Congress that could provide much-needed assistance to ACA in its fight: Mentally Ill Offender Treatment and Crime Reduction Act of 2003.