200 KAR 38:060. Reimbursement to law enforcement officers for certain expenses

Link to law: http://www.lrc.ky.gov/kar/200/038/060.htm
Published: 2015

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KAR 38:060. Reimbursement to law enforcement officers for certain expenses.

 

      RELATES

TO: KRS 29A.180

      STATUTORY

AUTHORITY: KRS 29A.180

      NECESSITY,

FUNCTION, AND CONFORMITY: KRS 29A.180 requires the Finance and Administration

Cabinet to promulgate administrative regulations concerning the reimbursement

of law enforcement officers for certain jury and juror expenses. This administrative

regulation establishes the method of reimbursing law enforcement officers for

expenses incurred for sequestered jurors, for transporting jurors or other

authorized persons to views of the scene and for providing specialized security

personnel, equipment or services to the court.

 

      Section

1. Definitions

      (1)

"Branch" means the County Fee Systems Branch in the Division of Local

Government Services.

      (2)

"Cabinet" means the Finance and Administration Cabinet.

      (3)

"Officer" means the sheriff, city police, or city marshal incurring expenses

pursuant to KRS 29A.180.

 

      Section

2. For expenses incurred for sequestered grand or petit jurors, as authorized

by KRS 29A.180(1), each officer, upon presenting the branch an order of the

court requiring sequestration and an invoice for the expenses, shall be reimbursed

for:

      (1)

The actual cost of meals, tips and delivery service for no more than fourteen

(14) jurors and no more than two (2) officers. Meals for additional jurors and

officers may be reimbursed upon presenting the branch with an order of the

court documenting the need. Sales tax incurred shall not be reimbursed.

      (2)

The actual cost of housing for jurors and appropriate officers.

      (3)

Any other expense incurred in service to sequestered jurors.

 

      Section

3. For expenses incurred in transporting jurors and other authorized persons as

authorized by KRS 29A.180(2), each officer, upon presenting the branch an order

of the court requiring the transport, shall be reimbursed for each vehicle used

at the rate set forth in KRS 64.070 for transporting a prisoner to the penitentiary.

 

      Section

4. For expenses incurred in providing specialized security personnel, equipment

or services as authorized by KRS 29A.180(3), each officer, upon presenting the

branch an order of the court requiring the personnel, equipment or services,

and a copy of any consenting correspondence from the Chief Justice, shall be reimbursed

for:

      (1)

Specialized security personnel at the rate authorized by KRS 64.092 for court

attendance.

      (2)

Equipment and services requested by the judge at a reasonable rate to be fixed

by the judge and entered upon the order book of the court. (32 Ky.R. 170; eff.

10-7-2005.)