2017 Code of Alabama
Title 15 - CRIMINAL PROCEDURE.
Chapter 16 - INSANITY.
Article 1 - General Provisions.
Section 15-16-3 - Costs of moving prisoners to be defrayed by state; recovery of costs by state.
The costs of removing an insane prisoner to and from the Alabama state hospitals under any of the provisions of this chapter must be defrayed by the state as in the case of removal of prisoners from one county to another; and such cost, together with the expenses of such patient in the hospital, may be recovered by the state from such person, his estate or any relative who would have been bound to provide for and maintain him elsewhere.(Code 1896, §4945; Code 1907, §7183; Code 1923, §4580; Code 1940, T. 15, §431.)