SB 434
Modifies provisions relating to the Inmate Canteen Fund
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Last Action:
3/7/2019 - Second Read and Referred S Judiciary and Civil and Criminal Jurisprudence Committee
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Effective Date:
August 28, 2019

Current Bill Summary

SB 434 - Currently, the chief administrative officer of a correctional center may create and operate a canteen or commissary for the use and benefit of the offenders with the approval with the division director. Under this act, the director of the Department of Corrections must approve the creation and operation of any canteen or commissary.

The currently existing Inmate Canteen Fund shall be established in the state treasury. This fund shall consist of funds received from inmate canteens located in correctional facilities. Any proceeds generated from this fund shall be expended solely for the purpose of improving inmate recreational, religious, educational, and reentry services.

This act is similar to HCS/HB 303 (2019).



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