SB 1146 Jail inmates; costs of medical treatment.
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Summary as introduced:

Costs of medical treatment; jail inmates. Provides that no sheriff or jail superintendent or locality is responsible for payment of the cost of medical treatment of an inmate's preexisting condition. Under current law, the sheriff, jail superintendent, or locality is responsible for payment of the cost of medical treatment for such inmate's preexisting condition if that condition is a communicable disease, serious medical need, or life-threatening condition. The bill provides that adequate medical treatment shall not be withheld due to an inmate's inability to pay.

Full text:
01/09/17  Senate: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/17 17101362D  pdf

Status:
01/09/17  Senate: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/17 17101362D
01/09/17  Senate: Referred to Committee on Rehabilitation and Social Services
01/27/17  Senate: Passed by indefinitely in Rehabilitation and Social Services (15-Y 0-N)