Bill Status of HB4556 100th General Assembly
Short Description: SEXUALLY DANGEROUS PERSON-COST
Rep. Sara Wojcicki Jimenez
| 4/13/2018||House||Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Sexually Dangerous Persons Act. Provides that litigation costs, including expert fees and the cost of representation by counsel for an indigent respondent for any purpose under the Act, including a trial or a hearing, shall be paid by the county in which the proceeding is brought. Provides that the Director of Corrections, as guardian, shall only be responsible for costs of providing care and treatment of sexually dangerous persons while he or she is committed in a facility of the Department of Corrections. Provides that if a sexually dangerous person is released subject to conditions ordered by a court, the Director shall not be responsible for any costs of the sexually dangerous person, including, but not limited to, care, treatment, medical expenses, living expenses, and supplemental income and rent. Provides that the Director shall still provide supervision over the sexually dangerous person through parole agents if ordered.