The sheriff of any county or city or jail superintendent of any regional jail may
receive into his jail any person committed thereto under the authority of the United
States, and keep him safely according to the warrant or precept of commitment, until
he shall be discharged under the laws of the United States. But no person arrested on civil process shall, under this section, be committed
to any jail other than that of the county or city within which such person resides
or is found.
The county or city or regional jail authority or, if none, the body responsible for
the fiscal management of the regional jail shall be paid by the United States for
the support of any such prisoner.
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