| Session - 127th Maine Legislature
S "A" to C "A", Filing Number S-309, Sponsored by Davis
Amend the amendment in the 3rd paragraph in the 2nd line (page 1, line 16 in amendment) by inserting after the following: "sheriffs" the following: 'and fiscal oversight by the county commissioners'
Amend the amendment in section 2 in subsection 3-A in the last paragraph in the last line (page 2, line 6 in amendment) by inserting after the following: " 2009." the following: ' Distributions from the fund must be made in accordance with Title 34-A, section 1210-D, subsection 4.
Amend the amendment in section 15 in §1557-B by striking out all of subsection 3 (page 3, lines 31 to 36 and page 4, lines 1 to 20) and inserting the following:
Amend the amendment by inserting after section 21 the following:
‘Sec. 22. 30-A MRSA §1662 is enacted to read:
§ 1662. Jail defined
As used in this chapter unless the context otherwise indicates, the term "jail" means a county jail that is in the custody and charge of a sheriff pursuant to section 1501 and a multicounty jail that is the responsibility of a jail authority pursuant to chapter 17.
Sec. 23. 34-A MRSA §1001, sub-§10-B is enacted to read:
Amend the amendment in section 23 in §1210-D by striking out all of subsection 4 (page 7, lines 11 to 27 in amendment) and inserting the following:
Amend the amendment in section 24 by striking out all of subsection 12 (page 7, lines 35 to 40 in amendment) and inserting the following:
Amend the amendment in section 29 in §3063-C by striking out all of subsection 3 (page 8, lines 30 to 42 and page 9, lines 1 to 8 in amendment) and inserting the following:
Amend the amendment by relettering or renumbering any nonconsecutive Part letter or section number to read consecutively.
This amendment does the following:
1. It defines "jail" to mean a county jail or a multicounty jail;
2. It clarifies the formula to be used to determine the distribution of General Fund funding to each county to support its jail;
3. It clarifies the calculation of payments among the jails and the Department of Corrections for prisoners transferred from one facility to another; and
4. It requires that the Department of Corrections distribute the funding to the county jails and the multicounty jail during the first 10 days of the calendar quarter.
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