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253D.12 FINANCIAL RESPONSIBILITY.

Subdivision 1.State facility.

For purposes of this section, "state facility" has the meaning given in section 246.50 and also includes a Department of Corrections facility when the respondent is confined in such a facility pursuant to section 253D.10, subdivision 2.

Subd. 2.Share of cost of confinement.

Notwithstanding sections 246.54, 253D.10, and any other law to the contrary, when a petition is filed for commitment under this chapter pursuant to the notice required in section 244.05, subdivision 7, the state and county are each responsible for 50 percent of the cost of the person's confinement at a state facility or county jail, prior to commitment.

Subd. 3.Reimbursement.

The county shall submit an invoice to the state court administrator for reimbursement of the state's share of the cost of confinement.

Subd. 4.Reimbursement limit.

Notwithstanding subdivision 2, the state's responsibility for reimbursement is limited to the amount appropriated for this purpose.

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