(1) The Department of Corrections, in its discretion, may contract with the board
of supervisors of a county to be determined by the department, to house not more than
five hundred (500) adult male maximum security state inmates in a maximum security
regional correctional facility constructed only with local, federal or private funds.
(2) The Department of Corrections may contract for a period of not more than twenty-five
(25) years. The contract shall comply with the cost-savings requirements provided in Section 47-5-1211. The state shall retain responsibility for medical care for state offenders to the
extent that is required by law.
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