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SF 2972

as introduced - 91st Legislature (2019 - 2020) Posted on 02/11/2020 03:48pm

KEY: stricken = removed, old language.
underscored = added, new language.

Current Version - as introduced

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A bill for an act
relating to public safety; modifying authority of jails to house federal inmates;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 641.03.


Section 1.

Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 641.03, is amended to read:


new text begin (a) Except as provided in paragraph (b), new text endwhen any person is committed to any jail by
any process issued under authority of the United States, the sheriff or jailer shall receive
such person into custody, and safely keep the person until discharged by due course of law,
subject in all respects to the same liabilities and remedies as though committed under process
issued under state authority. The United States shall pay to the county the minimum sum
of $5 per day for each prisoner so kept and boarded. Provided, that in any county of this
state, the sheriff shall at the request of the county board of commissioners determine the
average daily per capita cost for the food, clothing, medical and incidental expense for the
care and maintenance of persons committed to the county jail for the preceding year. The
amount found to be the average daily per capita cost of such committed persons shall be
paid to the county by the United States for each prisoner so kept and boarded during the
current year.

new text begin (b) The sheriff or jailer may not receive a person into custody when the basis for detention
is a civil violation of federal immigration law.
new text end

new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE. new text end

new text begin This section is effective the day following final enactment.
new text end