HOUSE BILL No. 1928
DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL
Synopsis: Juvenile detention reimbursement for counties. Provides
that a county that has fulfilled its financial obligation to the department
of correction and that commits a juvenile to the department is eligible
for reimbursement from the state if the juvenile is held in a juvenile
detention facility or private facility for more than five days after the
juvenile's commitment to the department. Provides that the rate of
reimbursement is $76.47 per day that the juvenile is held in the
juvenile detention facility or private facility, beginning with the sixth
day after the juvenile's commitment to the department.
Effective: July 1, 2003.
January 23, 2003, read first time and referred to Committee on Ways and Means.
First Regular Session 113th General Assembly (2003)
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HOUSE BILL No. 1928
A BILL FOR AN ACT to amend the Indiana Code concerning
family law and juvenile law.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Indiana:
SOURCE: IC 11-10-2.5; (03)IN1928.1.1. -->
IS ADDED TO THE INDIANA CODE
AS A NEW
CHAPTER TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE
JULY 1, 2003]:
Chapter 2.5. Commitment of Juvenile Delinquents and County
Sec. 1. As used in this chapter, "bed day" means a day during
which a county provides bed space for a juvenile committed to the
department, including the day of commitment but not the day of
Sec. 2. (a) If:
(1) a county commits a juvenile to the department;
(2) the county is in compliance with
(3) the juvenile is held in a juvenile detention facility or private
facility for more than five (5) days after the day of the juvenile's
commitment to the department;
the county is eligible for reimbursement from the state at the rate
of seventy-six dollars and forty-seven cents ($76.47) for each bed
day that follows the fifth day after the day of the juvenile's
commitment to the department.
(b) A county that chooses to accept reimbursement under this
chapter may track the number of relevant bed days and deduct the
cost from the invoice being provided to the county by the state