as introduced - 91st Legislature (2019 - 2020) Posted on 03/18/2019 02:21pm
A bill for an act
relating to corrections; clarifying Department of Corrections billing to counties
for juvenile confinements; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 401.13.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA:
Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 242.192, is amended to read:
The commissioner shall charge counties or other appropriate jurisdictions 65 percent of
the per diem cost of confinement, excluding educational costs and nonbillable service, of
juveniles at the Minnesota Correctional Facility-Red Wing and of juvenile females committed
to the commissioner of corrections. This charge applies to juveniles committed to the
commissioner of corrections and juveniles admitted to the Minnesota Correctional
Facility-Red Wing under established admissions criteria. This charge applies to both counties
that participate in the Community Corrections Act and those that do not. The commissioner
shall determine the per diem cost of confinement based on projected population, pricing
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the state treasury and credited to the general fund.
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Repealed Minnesota Statutes: 19-1181
Each participating county will be charged a sum equal to the actual per diem cost of confinement, excluding educational costs, of those juveniles committed to the commissioner and confined in a state correctional facility. The commissioner shall annually determine costs making necessary adjustments to reflect the actual costs of confinement. The commissioner of corrections shall bill the counties and deposit the receipts from the counties in the general fund. All charges shall be a charge upon the county of commitment.