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243.17 SHERIFF, EXPENSES CONVEYING PRISONERS.

Subdivision 1.Allowed expenses.

The commissioner of management and budget shall pay out of the state treasury to the commissioner of corrections each fiscal year the amount necessary to offset expenses incurred to convey convicted persons and children adjudicated delinquent and committed to the custody of the commissioner of corrections to the appropriate adult or juvenile correctional facility as designated by the commissioner of corrections. The total amount of payments shall not exceed $500,000 each fiscal year. Payments shall be made one or two times each fiscal year based on a fee schedule agreed to by the Department of Corrections and the Minnesota Sheriffs' Association.

Subd. 2.Transportation of prisoners.

The conveyance of prisoners to and from court in connection with postconviction, habeas corpus, or intrastate mandatory disposition of detainers proceedings shall be by the sheriff of the county in which the proceedings are to be held and at the expense of the state as provided in subdivision 1.