HB 1170 allows the officer in charge of a detention facility to recover medical costs from inmates'; insurance carriers. HB 1769 provides that certain medical and other costs may be deducted from an inmate's jail account, and that repayment of the other costs may later be made a condition of probation.
Carla M. Dudeck,
PENAL INSTITUTIONS Jails: Allow Jails to Recover Medical Costs from Inmates' Insurance Carriers, Provide for Deductions from Inmate Accounts to Defray Certain Costs,
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