Several state legislative committees will meet at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 28, at the Cummins Unit of the Arkansas Department of Correction at Gould.


Wendy Kelley, secretary of the Department of Correction, will present an overview of the department, according to a news release.


The agenda will also include an Arkansas Prison Seminaries Program overview, Restore Hope Arkansas Program overview, update on facility security and contraband interdiction efforts and overview of parole/probation officer caseloads.


Members of the following panels will meet: House Judiciary Committee, Senate Judiciary Committee, Charitable, Penal and Correctional Institutions Subcommittee of the Arkansas Legislative Council, Senate Committee on State Agencies and Governmental Affairs and House Committee on State Agencies and Governmental Affairs, according to the release.