Bills have begun dropping for the 2018 Mississippi Legislative session and that includes one authored by Rep. Shirley that would prohibit conjugal visits for inmates with the Department of Corrections.

The bill is an amendment to Mississippi Code of 1972 and it’s just that simple. In section three of the HB97 it states that all offenders committed to the custody of Department of Corrections would be prohibited from having conjugal visits. If passed the law would take affect July 1, 2018.

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