2013 Regular Session



Correctional Services - Inmate Welfare Fund - Telephone Financial Assistance

Sponsored by:

Delegate Carter


In the House - Unfavorable Report by Judiciary

Synopsis:Requiring the Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services to adopt specified regulations regarding the use of profits derived from telephone commissions; requiring that specified commissions be used for telephone calls that take place between an inmate and the minor child of an inmate; requiring that distributions be made according to the financial need of an inmate; requiring the submission of a specified report; and requiring a specified audit of each Inmate Welfare Fund.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Delegates Carter, Boteler, Braveboy, Cane, Carr, Conaway, Cullison, Fisher, Gutierrez, Haynes, Ivey, Jones, K. Kelly, McComas, McConkey, McDermott, A. Miller, W. Miller, Mitchell, Oaks, Pena-Melnyk, Proctor, B. Robinson, Simmons, Stukes, Tarrant, F. Turner, V. Turner, Valderrama, Vallario, Waldstreicher, and M. Washington
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: SB0778
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2013
Bill imposes a local government mandate which is a directive in a bill requiring a local government unit to perform a task or assume a responsibility that has a discernible fiscal impact on the local government unit
Judiciary  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Public Safety
Local Government - Generally
State Government - Agencies, Offices, and Officials
Narrow Subject(s):Correctional Institutions -see also- Patuxent Institution
Minors -see also- Age of Majority; Youth
Prisoners -see also- Ex-Offenders
Public Safety and Correctional Services, Department of
Revenue and Taxes -see also- Dev Fees &Taxes; specific tax
Rules and Regulations
Statutes:Article - Correctional Services
(10-501, 10-502, 10-503, 10-504)

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October 2, 2015 9:11 A.M.