229A.12  Director of human services--responsibility for costs--reimbursement.

The director of human services shall be responsible for all costs relating to the evaluation, treatment, and services provided to persons committed to the director's custody after the court or jury determines that the respondent is a sexually violent predator and pursuant to commitment under any provision of this chapter. If supervision is ordered pursuant to section 229A.10, the director shall also be responsible for all costs related to the supervision of any person. Reimbursement may be obtained by the director from the patient and any person legally liable or bound by contract for the support of the patient for the cost of care and treatment provided. As used in this section, "any person legally liable" does not include a political subdivision.

Section History: Recent form

  98 Acts, ch 1171, §12; 98 Acts, ch 1181, §26; 99 Acts, ch 61, §9, 14

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