2013 Regular Session



Correctional Services - Inmate Welfare Fund - Telephone Financial Assistance

Sponsored by:

Senator Pugh


In the Senate - Unfavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings; Withdrawn

Synopsis:Requiring the Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services and the managing official of a local correctional facility with an inmate welfare fund 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; and requiring the submission of a specified report.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Senator Pugh
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: HB1138
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
Judicial Proceedings  Listen to 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
Local Government Mandates
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, 11-901, 11-902, 11-903, 11-904)

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October 2, 2015 9:13 A.M.