2005 Session

Budget Amendments - HB1500 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Jones S.C.
High Expense Local Jail Inmates (language only)

Item 410 #1h

Item 410 #1h

Public Safety
Corrections, Central Activities, Department of

Page 386, line 37, after "available" insert:
"placing a priority on receiving inmates diagnosed and being treated for HIV, mental illnesses requiring medication, or Hepatitis C".

(This amendment prioritizes the order in which the Department of Corrections accepts state-responsible inmates in local jails into the state prison system.)