First Regular Session 112th General Assembly (2001)


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     HOUSE ENROLLED ACT No. 1247



     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)HE1247.1.1. -->     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.


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