2001 Session

Budget Amendments - HB1600 (Committee Approved)

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Transportation of Prisoners (language only)

Item 61 #1h

Item 61 #1h

Compensation Board

Page 51, after line 46, insert:
"L.  Unless agreed to by the affected sheriff, the Department of Corrections shall be responsible for the transportation to and from all court appearances of any inmate whose court appearance is the result of a crime committed while in the custody of the Department."

(This amendment establishes that it is the responsibility of the Department of Corrections (DOC) to transport prisoners to and from court when the appearance is related to a crime committed in a DOC facility.)