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House Bill (S)

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Regional holding facility. Specifies that a county sheriff may contract with the department of correction (department) to transfer a confined jail offender from a county jail to a regional holding facility established and operated by the department if the county jail is overcrowded. Provides that reimbursements paid by the state to the county for the costs of incarcerating a confined jail offender shall be used to pay for a confined jail offender housed in either a regional holding facility or a county jail. Provides that the Indiana criminal justice institute shall identify any federal, state, or local grants that can Regional holding facility. Specifies that a county sheriff may contract with the department of correction (department) to transfer a confined jail offender from a county jail to a regional holding facility established and operated by the department if the county jail is overcrowded. Provides that reimbursements paid by the state to the county for the costs of incarcerating a confined jail offender shall be used to pay for a confined jail offender housed in either a regional holding facility or a county jail. Provides that the Indiana criminal justice institute shall identify any federal, state, or local grants that can be used to assist in the funding and operation of regional holding facilities. ... View more