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Two new bills, no funding put local jail in a crunch

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By Staff Brunswick Beacon

BOLIVIA—Two new state laws aimed at identifying illegal inmates and inmates with mental illnesses took effect at local detention centers Jan. 1.

But Brunswick County Sheriff Ronald E. Hewett said no additional funds were earmarked for either the education or enforcement of these two new booking requirements.

The first law, Senate Bill 229, requires detention center officers immediately establish the place of birth and country of citizenship of all inmates charged with a driving while impaired offense or other felony at the time of booking.


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