Committee Chairman Corey Palumbo, D-Kanawha, said plans are to have the committee act on the bill during Wednesday's meeting.
Senate Majority Leader John Unger, D-Berkeley, also questioned a provision in the bill to place a committee to gather and share information about community supervision of parolees under the state Supreme Court.
Unger said that raises separation of powers issues, since the court would oversee executive branch, county, and legislative officials serving on the committee.
"I don't think my objection is to the goals. I think that's right on," he said, questioning whether the committee structure could be revised.
Reynolds said it is important to have one clearinghouse to coordinate and share information, noting that five different agencies at the state level alone deal with Corrections.
"The criminal justice system requires the three branches of government working together, one way or another," he said.
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