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Senate Bill 0270


Senate Bill 0270

ARCHIVE (2008)

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DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL


Jail inmate health care. Provides that a county shall reimburse a physician, hospital, or health care provider, at the reimbursement rate of the county's health plan, for health care expenses of a person subject to lawful detention by a sheriff. Provides that a sheriff may not release a person who is subject to lawful detention for the purpose of the county avoiding payment of the person's health care expenses. Requires a sheriff or deputy sheriff to remain at a hospital, in certain circumstances, while a person subject to lawful detention is receiving health care.
    Current Status:
     In Committee - first House
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