HOUSE BILL No. 1247
DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL
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.
January 9, 2001, read first time and referred to Committee on Ways and Means.
First Regular Session 112th General Assembly (2001)
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HOUSE BILL No. 1247
A BILL FOR AN ACT to amend the Indiana Code concerning
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Indiana:
SOURCE: IC 11-12-2-8; (01)IN1247.1.1. -->
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
(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.