2013 Regular Session



Correctional Services - Inmate Telephone Services - Contracts

Sponsored by:

Senator Pugh


In the Senate - Hearing 2/27 at 1:00 p.m.

Synopsis:Requiring the Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services to award inmate telephone services contracts to the bidder who submits the bid with the lowest cost to the telephone user; prohibiting the Department from accepting or receiving telephone commissions in excess of the Department's reasonable operating cost for establishing and administering telephone system services to inmates; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Senator Pugh
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: HB0952
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2013
Judicial Proceedings
Broad Subject(s):Public Safety
State Government - Procurement
Narrow Subject(s):Contracts -see also- Land Installment Contracts; Procurement
Prices -see also- Consumer Price Index
Prisoners -see also- Ex-Offenders
Public Safety and Correctional Services, Department of
Statutes:Article - Correctional Services

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October 2, 2015 9:13 A.M.