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Chapter 217

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  217.260.  Earnings of offender, paid when — how used, payment to families, when — department powers. — 1.  At least monthly, the division shall place to the credit of any offender engaged in work or educational programs an amount to be determined as provided in section 217.255.

  2.  The compensation of an offender may be used to the amount permitted by division rules and regulations for the purchase of approved personal necessities not furnished by the division.

  3.  As provided by division rules, upon consent of the offender the chief administrative officer may permit offender compensation to be used for the support of the offender's family or other legal dependents.

  4.  Nothing contained in this section shall be construed to allow offenders to transfer funds to other offenders.

  5.  The department shall establish a schedule of minimum balances to be maintained for each offender account that has established a savings account through a work release program or halfway house operation.

  6.  The department shall have the authority to reduce an offender's account due to indebtedness to the state.


(L. 1982 H.B. 1196 § 64, A.L. 1989 H.B. 408)

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