HB 263: Financial Responsibility for Medical Expenses of Pretrial Detainees or Sentenced Inmates
GENERAL BILL by Hooper
Financial Responsibility for Medical Expenses of Pretrial Detainees or Sentenced Inmates; Provides that responsibility for paying expenses of medical care for person ill or injured during or as result of his or her arrest is responsibility of person receiving medical care; requires each in-custody pretrial detainee or sentenced inmate who receives medical care or services to cooperate with detention facility in seeking reimbursement; provides that, absent written agreement, remuneration be at rate not to exceed specified percent of Medicare allowable rate; requires each in-custody pretrial detainee or sentenced inmate who has health insurance or benefits to assign such benefits to health care provider; provides that law enforcement or detention facility personnel are responsible for restricting personal freedom of certain in-custody pretrial detainees or sentenced inmates; provides that act does not apply to certain counties; provides that certain charter counties are not obligated to reimburse any third-party provider for in-custody pretrial detainee or sentenced inmate of county detention facility at rate exceeding particular rate for certain costs.
Last Action: 3/9/2012 House - Died in Criminal Justice Subcommittee
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
• Referred to Criminal Justice Subcommittee; Insurance and Banking Subcommittee; Appropriations Committee; Judiciary Committee -HJ 27
• Introduced -HJ 27
• Died in Criminal Justice Subcommittee
Companion bills that are identical word-for-word, not including titles. However, Resolutions and Concurrent Resolutions are considered identical if the only difference is the word "House" or "Senate."
Companion bills that are substantially similar in text or have substantial portions of text that are largely the same.
Bills that have selected provisions that are similar in text.
A bill that is contingent upon passage of another bill within the same chamber, e.g., a trust fund bill, a bill providing a public record exemption, or an implementing bill.
The page numbers, when listed, for citations are constantly under review. The journals or printed bills of the respective chambers should be consulted as the official documents of the Legislature.
The links for the page numbers are formatted to open the bill text PDF directly to the page containing the citation. However, if your browser is set to open PDFs in a new window, as is often the case with 64-bit browsers, the bill text will open to the first page.