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HOUSE BILL NO. 258

INTRODUCED BY E. HILL SMITH

 

AN ACT REQUIRING A DETENTION CENTER ADMINISTRATOR TO ALLOW AN INMATE TO SPEAK ON THE TELEPHONE WITH THE INMATE'S ATTORNEY WITHOUT CHARGE.

 

BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MONTANA:

 

     Section 1.  Inmate phone calls to attorney. As needed and subject to policies adopted by the local government that operates or contracts for the lease or operation of a detention center, the detention center administrator shall allow an inmate to speak on the telephone with the inmate's attorney without charge.     

 

     Section 2.  Codification instruction. [Section 1] is intended to be codified as an integral part of Title 7, chapter 32, part 22, and the provisions of Title 7, chapter 32, part 22, apply to [section 1].

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