7 LONG TITLE
8 General Description:
9 This bill modifies reporting requirements for county jails.
10 Highlighted Provisions:
11 This bill:
12 ▸ adds certain data reporting requirements related to inmate population to current
13 county jail reporting requirements.
14 Money Appropriated in this Bill:
16 Other Special Clauses:
18 Utah Code Sections Affected:
20 17-22-32, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2019, Chapter 311
22 Be it enacted by the Legislature of the state of Utah:
23 Section 1. Section 17-22-32 is amended to read:
24 17-22-32. County jail reporting requirements.
25 (1) As used in this section:
26 (a) "Commission" means the Commission on Criminal and Juvenile Justice created in
27 Section 63M-7-201.
29 the custody of a county jail.
30 (ii) "In-custody death" includes an inmate death that occurs while the inmate is:
31 (A) being transported for medical care; or
32 (B) receiving medical care outside of a county jail.
34 housed in a county jail in the state.
36 (2) [
39 (a) the average daily inmate population each month;
40 (b) the number of inmates in the county jail on the last day of each month who identify
41 as each race or ethnicity included in the Standards for Transmitting Race and Ethnicity
42 published by the Untied States Federal Bureau of Investigation;
43 (c) the number of inmates booked into the county jail;
44 (d) the number of inmates held in the county jail each month on behalf of each of the
45 following entities:
46 (i) the Bureau of Indian Affairs;
47 (ii) a state prison;
48 (iii) a federal prison;
49 (iv) the United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement;
50 (v) any other entity with which a county jail has entered a contract to house inmates on
51 the entity's behalf;
52 (e) the number of inmates that are denied pretrial release and held in the custody of the
53 county jail while the inmate awaited final disposition of the inmate's criminal charges;
54 (f) for each inmate booked into the county jail:
55 (i) the name of the agency that arrested the inmate;
56 (ii) the date and time the inmate was booked into and released from the custody of the
57 county jail;
58 (iii) if the inmate was released from the custody of the county jail, the reason the
59 inmate was released from the custody of the county jail;
60 (iv) if the inmate was released from the custody of the county jail on a financial
61 condition, whether the financial condition was set by a bail commissioner or a court;
62 (v) the number of days the inmate was held in the custody of the county jail before
63 disposition of the inmate's criminal charges;
64 (vi) whether the inmate was released from the custody of the county jail before final
65 disposition of the inmate's criminal charges; and
66 (vii) the state identification number of the inmate;
70 factors of each of the in-custody deaths described in Subsection (2)[
72 in-custody death;
74 (i) for treatment of an inmate experiencing withdrawal from alcohol or substance use,
75 including use of opiates;
76 (ii) that relate to the county jail's provision, or lack of provision, of medications used to
77 treat, mitigate, or address an inmate's symptoms of withdrawal, including methadone and all
78 forms of buprenorphine and naltrexone; and
79 (iii) that relate to screening, assessment, and treatment of an inmate for a substance use
80 or mental health disorder; and
82 or regulation relating to inmate deaths.
83 (3) (a) Subsection (2) does not apply to a county jail if the county jail:
84 (i) collects and stores the data described in Subsection (2); and
85 (ii) enters into a memorandum of understanding with the commission that allows the
86 commission to access the data described in Subsection (2).
87 (b) The memorandum of understanding described in Subsection (3)(a)(ii) shall include
88 a provision to protect any information related to an ongoing investigation and comply with all
89 applicable federal and state laws.
90 (c) If the commission accesses data from a county jail in accordance with Subsection
91 (3)(a), the commission may not release a report prepared from that data, unless:
92 (i) the commission provides the report for review to:
93 (A) the county jail; and
94 (B) any arresting agency that is named in the report; and
95 (ii) (A) the county jail approves the report for release;
96 (B) the county jail reviews the report and prepares a response to the report to be
97 published with the report; or
98 (C) the county jail fails to provide a response to the report within four weeks after the
99 day on which the commission provides the report to the county jail.
101 (a) compile the information from the reports described in Subsection (2);
102 (b) omit or redact any identifying information of an inmate in the compilation to the
103 extent omission or redaction is necessary to comply with state and federal law ; and
104 (c) submit the compilation to the Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice Interim
105 Committee and the Utah Substance Use and Mental Health Advisory Council before November
106 1 of each year.
108 or use a county jail's policies, procedures, or protocols submitted under this section in a manner
109 or for a purpose not described in this section.