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SENATE BILL NO. 417
INTRODUCED BY M. WATERMAN
AN ACT REQUIRING BOARDS OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS TO BUDGET AND EXPEND FUNDS FOR INMATE MEDICAL COSTS OF INMATES IN COUNTY DETENTION FACILITIES; AND ALLOWING BOARDS OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS TO LEVY UP TO 2 MILLS TO FUND THE MEDICAL COSTS.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MONTANA:
Section 1. County detention center inmate medical costs. (1) The board of county commissioners shall budget and expend funds for inmate medical care, including but not limited to costs of providing direct medical care, medication, medical services, hospitalization, insurance premiums, self-insured coverage, or contracted services for expenses that must be borne by the county for inmates confined in a county detention center as provided for in 7-32-2222.
(2) If approved at a tax election by a majority of the qualified electors voting on the question, the board may levy up to 2 mills on the taxable value of all property within its jurisdiction for the purpose of subsection (1).
Section 2. Codification instruction. [Section 1] is intended to be codified as an integral part of Title 7, chapter 6, part 25, and the provisions of Title 7, chapter 6, part 25, apply to [section 1].
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