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CS/SB 452: Financial Responsibility for Medical Expenses of Pretrial Detainees and Sentenced Inmates

GENERAL BILL by Community Affairs ; Jones ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Lynn ; Oelrich

Financial Responsibility for Medical Expenses of Pretrial Detainees and Sentenced Inmates; Providing that the responsibility for paying the expenses of medical care, treatment, hospitalization, and transportation for a person who is ill, wounded, or otherwise injured during or as a result of an arrest for a violation of a state law or a county or municipal ordinance is the responsibility of the person receiving the medical care, treatment, hospitalization, or transportation; setting forth the order of fiscal resources from which a third-party provider of medical services may seek reimbursement for the expenses the provider incurred in providing medical care; providing that certain charter counties are not obligated to reimburse a third-party provider of medical care, treatment, hospitalization, or transportation for an in-custody pretrial detainee or sentenced inmate of a county detention facility at a rate exceeding a particular rate for certain transportation or medical costs, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2012
Last Action: 3/9/2012 House - Died in Messages
Location: In messages from Senate
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Community Affairs (CA)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
10/5/2011 Senate • Filed
11/2/2011 Senate • Referred to Community Affairs -SJ 41
12/21/2011 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Community Affairs, 01/12/12, 8:00 am, 412 Knott Building
1/10/2012 Senate • Introduced -SJ 41
1/12/2012 Senate • CS by- Community Affairs; YEAS 8 NAYS 0 -SJ 136
• Pending reference review -under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
1/13/2012 Senate • CS by Community Affairs read 1st time -SJ 161
1/18/2012 Senate • Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 136
2/2/2012 Senate • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 02/07/12
2/7/2012 Senate • Read 2nd time -SJ 321
• Placed on 3rd reading
2/8/2012 Senate • Read 3rd time -SJ 344
• CS passed; YEAS 37 NAYS 0 -SJ 344
2/10/2012 House • In Messages
3/9/2012 House • Died in Messages