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HB 0609 - Counties; housing state inmates awaiting transfer; increase reimbursement rate

Tracking Level: Monitor
Sponsor: Holmes,Bob 61st
Last Action: 3/1/2007 - House Second Readers
House Committee: SI&P

Staff Analysis of the Legislation

Amend 42-5-51.  relating to reimbursement of county for inmates.  This bill would increase the reimbursement rate paid by the state to counties for housing state inmates from not less than $7.50 per day per inmate to not less than $40 per day per inmate.  

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