February 1, 2001



DIGEST OF HB 1247 (Updated January 31, 2001 12:03 PM - DI 73)

Citations Affected: IC 11-12.

Synopsis: Community corrections grants. Eliminates a provision that deducts the amount of money that a county expended on community corrections before April 1, 1980, from the state grants provided to counties for community corrections.

Effective: July 1, 2001.

Avery , Becker

    January 9, 2001, read first time and referred to Committee on Ways and Means.
    January 31, 2001, reported _ Do Pass.

February 1, 2001

First Regular Session 112th General Assembly (2001)

PRINTING CODE. Amendments: Whenever an existing statute (or a section of the Indiana Constitution) is being amended, the text of the existing provision will appear in this style type, additions will appear in this style type, and deletions will appear in this style type.
Additions: Whenever a new statutory provision is being enacted (or a new constitutional provision adopted), the text of the new provision will appear in this style type. Also, the word NEW will appear in that style type in the introductory clause of each SECTION that adds a new provision to the Indiana Code or the Indiana Constitution.
Conflict reconciliation: Text in a statute in this style type or this style type reconciles conflicts between statutes enacted by the 2000 General Assembly.


    A BILL FOR AN ACT to amend the Indiana Code concerning corrections.

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Indiana:

SOURCE: IC 11-12-2-8; (01)HB1247.1.1. -->     SECTION 1. IC 11-12-2-8 IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2001]: Sec. 8. (a) Counties may not use funds received under this chapter to replace their spending for correctional purposes or to construct or renovate county jails.
    (b) Counties acting jointly may use funds received under this chapter to construct a county operated residential work release facility, if the facility is not:
        (1) physically connected to a jail; or
        (2) used to house offenders who are required to serve their sentence in a county jail.
    (c) The department may provide funds under this chapter for the construction of a facility under subsection (b) in an amount that does not exceed fifty percent (50%) of the cost of construction of the facility. The funds provided under this subsection may not be used for any purpose other than the construction of the facility.
    (d) The counties acting under subsection (b) shall provide the funds required for:
        (1) the construction of the facility in addition to the funds provided by the department under subsection (c);
        (2) the operation of the facility; and
        (3) the administration of the community corrections program.
    (e) A residential work release facility constructed under subsection (b) may not be used for any purpose other than the operation of a community corrections program during the ten (10) year period following the completion of construction.