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H0095................................by JUDICIARY, RULES AND ADMINISTRATION PAROLE SUPERVISION COSTS - Amends existing law relating to the Board of Correction to increase the maximum fee that may be required for the payment of parole or probation supervision costs. 02/02 House intro - 1st rdg - to printing 02/03 Rpt prt - to Jud 02/18 Rpt out - rec d/p - to 2nd rdg 02/21 2nd rdg - to 3rd rdg 02/24 3rd rdg - PASSED - 58-10-2 AYES -- Anderson, Bastian, Bayer, Bedke, Bell, Bilbao, Black, Block, Boe, Bolz, Bradford, Cannon, Chadderdon, Clark, Deal, Denney, Edmunson, Ellsworth, Eskridge, Field(18), Field(23), Garrett, Hart, Harwood, Henbest, Henderson, Jaquet, Jones, Kemp, LeFavour, Loertscher, Martinez, Mathews, Miller, Mitchell, Moyle, Nonini, Pasley-Stuart, Pence, Raybould, Ring, Ringo, Roberts, Rusche, Rydalch, Sali, Sayler, Shepherd(2), Shepherd(8), Shirley, Skippen, Smith(30), Smith(24), Smylie, Snodgrass, Stevenson, Wills, Mr. Speaker NAYS -- Andrus, Barraclough, Barrett, Collins, Crow, Lake, McKague, Schaefer, Trail, Wood Absent and excused -- McGeachin, Nielsen Floor Sponsor - Pence Title apvd - to Senate 02/25 Senate intro - 1st rdg - to Jud 03/10 Rpt out - rec d/p - to 2nd rdg 03/11 2nd rdg - to 3rd rdg 03/14 3rd rdg - PASSED - 34-0-0, 1 vacancy AYES -- Andreason, Brandt, Broadsword, Bunderson, Burkett, Burtenshaw, Cameron, Coiner, Compton, Corder, Darrington, Davis, Gannon, Geddes, Goedde, Hill, Jorgenson, Kelly, Keough, Langhorst, Little, Lodge, Malepeai, Marley, McGee, McKenzie, Pearce, Richardson, Schroeder, Stegner, Stennett, Sweet, Werk, Williams NAYS -- None Absent and excused -- (District 21 seat vacant) Floor Sponsor - Burkett Title apvd - to House 03/14 To enrol 03/15 Rpt enrol - Sp signed 03/16 Pres signed 03/17 To Governor 03/21 Governor signed Session Law Chapter 68 Effective: 07/01/05
]]]] LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF IDAHO ]]]] Fifty-eighth Legislature First Regular Session - 2005 IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES HOUSE BILL NO. 95 BY JUDICIARY, RULES AND ADMINISTRATION COMMITTEE 1 AN ACT 2 RELATING TO THE STATE BOARD OF CORRECTION; AMENDING SECTION 20-225, IDAHO 3 CODE, TO INCREASE THE MAXIMUM FEE THAT MAY BE REQUIRED FOR THE PAYMENT OF 4 SUPERVISION COSTS AND TO MAKE TECHNICAL CORRECTIONS. 5 Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Idaho: 6 SECTION 1. That Section 20-225, Idaho Code, be, and the same is hereby 7 amended to read as follows: 8 20-225. PAYMENT FOR COST OF SUPERVISION. Any person under state probation 9 or parole supervision shall be required to contribute not more than forty10 fifty dollars ($ 450.00) per month as determined by the board of correction. 11 Costs of supervision are the direct and indirect costs incurred by the depart- 12 ment of correction to supervise probationers and parolees, including tests to 13 determine drug and alcohol use, books and written materials to support reha- 14 bilitation efforts, and monitoring of physical location through the use of 15 technology. Any failure to pay such contribution shall constitute grounds for 16 the revocation of probation by the court or the revocation of parole by the 17 commission for pardons and parole. The division of probation and parole in the 18 department of correction may exempt a person from the payment of all or any 19 part of the foregoing contribution if it finds any of the following factors to 20 exist: 21 (1) The offender has diligently attempted but been unable to obtain 22 employment. 23 (2) The offender has an employment handicap, as determined by a physical, 24 psychological, or psychiatric examination acceptable to the division of 25 probation and parole. 26 Money collected as a fee for services will be placed in the probation and 27 parole receipts accountrevenue fund, which is hereby created in the dedicated 28 fund in the state treasury, and utilized to provide supervision for clients. 29 Moneys in the probation and parole receipts accountrevenue fund may be 30 expended only after appropriation by the legislature.
STATEMENT OF PURPOSE RS 14478C1 According to existing Idaho Code Section 20-225, any person under state probation or parole supervision shall be required to pay a set fee amount to help defray the direct and indirect costs incurred by the Department of Correction in the supervision of probationers and parolees. Idaho Code Sections 20-219, 20-220, and Article X, Section 5 of the State Constitution, describe that probation and parole must provide services to all convicted felons and must not limit case load growth or the number of pre-sentence reports. The objective of this legislation is to increase the monthly cost of supervision fee assessed offenders by ten dollars, from the current forty dollars ($40.00) to fifty dollars ($50.00) per month. This change in set fee amounts will allow the Division to alleviate workload pressure on current probation and parole employees caused by the increasing levels of offender populations, by funding new positions and generating funds to cover related operating costs. FISCAL NOTE Community Corrections charges 97% of supervised offenders a monthly fee, and collects an average of $28.10 per month from each. The proposed ten dollars per month fee increase will generate an additional $822,830 in revenue per year for the Department to cover the cost of needed additional personnel and operating expenses attributed to population growth. As specified in statute, monies generated through collection of this fee are placed in the probation and parole receipts account (dedicated fund in the state treasury). This request will not impact the General Fund. CONTACT Name: David (Dave) Nelsen Agency: Correction, Dept. of Phone: 208-658-2122 Statement of Purpose/Fiscal Note H 95