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  221.410.  Powers, duties. — Except as provided in sections 221.400 to 221.420 the regional jail commission shall have the following powers and duties:

  (1)  It shall implement the agreement approved by the counties within the district under section 221.400;

  (2)  It shall determine the means to establish a regional jail for the district;

  (3)  It shall appoint a director for the regional jail;

  (4)  It shall determine the initial budget for the regional jail and shall approve, after a review and a majority of the commissioners concurring therein, all subsequent budgets, for which proposals may be submitted by the director;

  (5)  It may determine the policies for the housing of prisoners within the regional jail;

  (6)  It may buy, lease or sell real property for the purpose of establishing a regional jail, and it may contract with public or private entities for the planning and acquisition of a jail;

  (7)  It may contract with the department of corrections and with cities and other counties in this state for the housing of prisoners;

  (8)  It shall approve all positions to be created for the purpose of administering the regional jail; and

  (9)  It shall approve a location for the regional jail which is generally central to the district.


(L. 1994 S.B. 520, A.L. 1997 S.B. 89 merged with S.B. 218)

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