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HB18-1132: Increase Department Of Corrections Reimbursement To County Jails

Criminal Legal Reform
Bill Number: HB18-1132
Year: 2018
ACLU Position: Oppose
Sponsors: D. Michaelson Jenet/L. Crowder


County Courthouse and County Jail Funding and
Overcrowding Solutions Interim Study Committee. Under current law,
the general assembly establishes in its annual general appropriations bill
the amount that the department of corrections is required to reimburse any
county or city and county for a portion of the expenses and costs incurred
by that county or city and county for the confinement and maintenance in
a local jail of any person who is sentenced to a term of imprisonment in
a correctional facility. The bill establishes this amount in statute as
$108.78 per day.

Current Status:

Governor Signed (04/25/2018)
Sent to the Governor (04/19/2018)
Senate Third Reading Passed - No Amendments (04/06/2018)
Introduced In Senate - Assigned to Judiciary (03/26/2018)
House Third Reading Laid Over to 03/22/2018 - No Amendments (03/21/2018)
House Committee on Appropriations Refer Unamended to House Committee of the Whole (03/16/2018
House Committee on Judiciary Refer Amended to Appropriations (02/27/2018)
Introduced In House - Assigned to Judiciary + Appropriations (01/22/2018)

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