HB 38 Requires jail administrators to nofify MULES when certain felons escape and modifies the amount of fines that are satisfied for one day of labor by a prisoner

     Handler: Wright-Jones

Current Bill Summary

- Prepared by Senate Research -

SCS/HCS/HB 38 - Under current law, a city, town, or village may require a person convicted of an ordinance violation who has not paid a fine imposed as punishment to work one day for every $10 owed.

This act allows the city, town, or village to require one day of work for the greater of: the actual daily cost of incarcerating the prisoner; or the amount the state reimburses for incarcerating the prisoner.

This act requires jail administrators to notify the Missouri uniform law enforcement system (MULES) when certain dangerous felons escape no more than five hours after the escape.

This act contains provisions identical to HCS/HB 889 (2011).


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