Washington County Jail - Huber

Huber Law (In-house Huber has been suspended due to COVID-19)

 Huber Law 303.08

Any person sentenced to a County Jail for a crime, non-payment of a fine or forfeiture, or contempt of court, may be granted the leaving of Jail during necessary and reasonable hours for any of the following purposes:

  • Seeking employment (through verified interviews or appointments.

  • Working at employment.

  • Conducting any self-employed occupation including house-keeping and attending the needs of the person’s family.
    • Attendance at an assessment ordered by a court under 343.30(1q)c.

    • Attendance at a treatment program required by a driver safety plan under 343.30(1)c.

    • Attending court proceedings to which the person is a party or for which the person has been subpoenaed as a witness.

    • Attendance at an educational institution or medical treatment

By order of the Court, the wages or salaries of the employed prisoners shall be disbursed by the Sheriff for the following purposes, in the following order:

  • Necessary travel expenses to and from work.
  • Court-ordered support of the prisoner’s dependents, if any.
  • Other incidental expenses of the prisoner.
  • Payments, either in full or ratably, of the prisoner’s obligations acknowledged by him in writing or which have been reduced to judgment.
  • The Board of the prisoner.
  • The balance, if any, to the prisoner upon his discharge.

The Sheriff may refuse to permit the prisoner to exercise the prisoner’s privilege to leave the Jail not to exceed 5 days for each breach of discipline or violation of Jail regulations.