Chapter 31 Funds of Eleemosynary, Educational and Penal Institutions
31.030 - Moneys due state institutions to be paid to whom.
Hereafter, whenever, under any law of this state, or any rule or regulation made under the authority of any law of this state, any county, municipality, guardian, trustee or person is required to pay any sum or sums of money for the support of any person confined in any penal institution, or in any state hospital, reform, industrial or other eleemosynary institution belonging to this state, or established or maintained by this state, or is required to pay any sum for the maintenance, use or benefit of any such institution, the same shall be paid to the state director of revenue and deposited in the state treasury and placed to the credit of the fund to which they respectively belong so the money derived from each institution may be placed to the credit of the fund provided by section 31.010 for that institution.If no special fund is in existence to which such funds must be credited, they shall be credited to the general revenue fund, and state fiscal reports shall show separately the amount received from each such institution.
31.100 - Reference to abolished funds, meaning of.
All references to any fund no longer in existence shall mean general revenue.
31.050 - Patient in state hospital may be returned upon support payment neglect.
Whenever any person has been received as a patient of any institution or hospital of the department of mental health, and thereafter the county, municipality, guardian, trustee or person responsible for the support of the patient neglects or refuses to pay, within the time and in the manner required by law or the rules and regulations of the department of revenue, any installment required to be paid for the support of the patient, the superintendent of the institution or hospital may return the patient to the sheriff of the county or municipality or to the guardian, trustee or person responsible for the payment of the installment, and at the expense of the county, municipality, guardian, trustee or person.No such patient shall be so returned until the department of mental health has notified the county or municipality or guardian, trustee or person responsible for the support of such patient in writing that there exists a shortage in payment of such support and that unless the same is paid within thirty days such patient will be so returned.
31.040 - State institutions to furnish statements of amounts due to department of health and senior services or department of mental health.
The business manager, under the direction of the superintendent of each of the state hospitals, mental health centers and the state school shall furnish to the department of health and senior services or the department of mental health, as appropriate, statements of amounts due to the institution from the various counties, municipalities, guardians, trustees or persons, in accordance with rules and regulations established by the department of health and senior services or the department of mental health, as appropriate.The department of health and senior services or the department of mental health, as appropriate, shall notify the proper authority or person in advance when any installment for the support of an inmate in any of the institutions is due.All moneys arising from the sale of livestock, produce, or other commodities produced by the institution and from the sale of any other property shall be deposited in the state treasury to the credit of the general revenue fund.State fiscal reports shall show separately the amount received from each institution.
31.060 - Revolving fund for incidental expenses of state hospitals.
Upon a request from the director of the department of health and senior services, mental health or social services, as the case may be, the commissioner of administration shall draw a warrant payable to the revolving fund custodian of each state-operated facility, in an amount to be specified by the director of the department of health and senior services, mental health or social services, as the case may be, not to exceed; however, the sum of eight thousand dollars for each such facility.The sum so specified shall be placed in the hands of the custodian as a revolving fund to be used in the payment of the incidental expenses of the facility for which the custodian has been appointed.Such incidental expenses may include approved operating costs of the facilities, expenditures for patient or resident activities and the payment of costs incurred in returning nonresident patients to their state of residence.All expenditures shall be made in accordance with rules and regulations established by the commissioner of administration.