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Chapter 217

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  217.195.  Canteen to be established — inmate canteen fund established, purpose, moneys, how spent. — 1.  With the approval of the director of the department of corrections, the chief administrative officer of any correctional center operated by the division may establish and operate a canteen or commissary for the use and benefit of the offenders.

  2.  The "Inmate Canteen Fund" is hereby established in the state treasury and shall consist of funds received from the operation of the inmate canteens.  The acquisition cost of goods sold and other expenses shall be paid from this account.  A minimum amount of money necessary to meet cash flow needs and current operating expenses may be kept in this fund.  The proceeds generated from the operation of the inmate canteens shall be expended solely for any of the following, or combination thereof:  the offenders in the improvement of recreational, religious, educational services, or reentry services.  All interest earned by the fund shall be credited to the fund and shall be used solely for the purposes described in this section.  The provisions of section 33.080 to the contrary notwithstanding, any money remaining in the inmate canteen fund at the end of the biennium shall be retained for the purposes specified in this section and shall not revert to the credit of or be transferred to general revenue.


(L. 1982 H.B. 1196 § 39, A.L. 1989 H.B. 408, A.L. 1995 H.B. 424, A.L. 2021 S.B. 53 & 60)

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