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5 AN ACT RELATING TO STATE INSTITUTIONS; PROVIDING THAT COUNTY JAILS
6 MAY COLLECT CERTAIN EXPENSES FROM OFFENDERS; AND MODIFYING
7 RELATED PROVISIONS.
8 This act affects sections of Utah Code Annotated 1953 as follows:
10 64-13-30, as last amended by Chapter 292, Laws of Utah 1995
11 Be it enacted by the Legislature of the state of Utah:
12 Section 1. Section 64-13-30 is amended to read:
13 64-13-30. Expenses incurred by offenders -- Payment to department or county jail.
14 (1) The department or county jail shall establish and collect from offenders on work
15 release programs reasonable costs of maintenance, transportation, and incidental expenses incurred
16 by the department or the county jail on behalf of the offenders. Priority shall be given to restitution
17 and family support obligations.
18 (2) The department or county jail, under its rules, may advance funds to any offender as
19 necessary to establish the offender in a work release program.
20 (3) The department or county jail may require an inmate to make a reasonable copayment
21 for medical services provided by the department or the county jail. An inmate may not be denied
22 medical treatment if he is unable to pay the copayment because of inadequate financial resources.
Legislative Review Note
as of 2-3-97 10:35 AM
A limited legal review of this bill raises no obvious constitutional or statutory concerns.
Office of Legislative Research and General Counsel
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