IN HB1622 | 2019 | Regular Session

Status

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)
Status: Introduced on January 22 2019 - 25% progression
Action: 2019-01-22 - First reading: referred to Committee on Ways and Means
Pending: House Ways and Means Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]

Summary

County jails. Provides that the per diem from the department of correction for the cost of incarcerating a Level 6 felon is $55 per day. Provides that a county must appropriate at least $25 of each $55 per diem to the county sheriff which shall be used by the sheriff only for the purposes of law enforcement or county jail operations. Provides that upon a request from the sheriff, the commissioner may agree to accept custody of a person convicted of a Level 6 felony: (1) if placement in the county jail represents a substantial threat to the safety of others; (2) the inmate committed a new criminal offense while incarcerated in the county jail; or (3) for other good cause shown.

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Title

County jails. Provides that the per diem from the department of correction for the cost of incarcerating a Level 6 felon is $55 per day. Provides that a county must appropriate at least $25 of each $55 per diem to the county sheriff which shall be used by the sheriff only for the purposes of law enforcement or county jail operations. Provides that upon a request from the sheriff, the commissioner may agree to accept custody of a person convicted of a Level 6 felony: (1) if placement in the county jail represents a substantial threat to the safety of others; (2) the inmate committed a new criminal offense while incarcerated in the county jail; or (3) for other good cause shown.

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History

DateChamberAction
2019-01-22HouseFirst reading: referred to Committee on Ways and Means
2019-01-22HouseAuthored by Representative Lauer

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