Correctional Institution Inspection Committee, Ohio State Legislature

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The Correctional Institution Inspection Committee is a joint committee of the Ohio General Assembly.


The Correctional Institution Inspection Committee (CIIC) is a legislative committee that provides oversight to Ohio’s prisons and youth services facilities. The Committee staff assists the CIIC in carrying out its duties. The Committee’s statutory duties and/or authority (O.R.C.Section 103.73) are to:
  • Inspect each state correctional institution;
  • Evaluate and assist in the development of programs to improve conditions and operations in correctional institutions;
  • Report on inspection findings, and any programs proposed or developed to improve conditions or operations in correctional institutions;
  • Evaluate and report on the grievance procedure at each correctional institution.[1][2]



The following table describes committee membership at the beginning of the 2014 legislative session.

Correctional Institution Inspection Senate Members, 2014
Democratic members (2)Republican members (2)
Shirley Smith, ChairCliff Hite, Vice-chair
Edna Brown, SecretaryJohn Eklund

Correctional Institution Inspection House Members, 2014
Democratic members (2)Republican members (2)
Nicholas CelebrezzePeter Beck
Bob HaganRobert Hackett

External links


  1. The Correctional Institution Inspection Committee, "Memorandum to the Public," accessed January 29, 2014
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.