Quay County Sun - Serving the High Plains

By Thomas Garcia
Staff writer 

County wary of House Bill 20

The legislation would put onus of inmate recidivism reduction on detention center staff.


January 24, 2018

Thomas Garcia

If passed, HB 20 would place new expenses on the county for a program to reduce the number of repeat offenders jailed at the Quay County Detention Center.

County officials are concerned legislation introduced in House Bill 20 will create additional county expenses should the unfunded state mandate pass in the current legislative session.

"In essence, this bill would require a current, new county emp...

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