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Code of Alabama - Title 14: Criminal Correctional and Detention Facilities - Chapter 8 - Temporary Release Programs

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  • Article 1 Work Release for State Inmates.
    • Section 14-8-1 Definitions
      For the purposes of this article, the following terms shall have the meanings respectively ascribed to them by this section. (1) BOARD. The Board ...
    • Section 14-8-2 Authority to adopt regulations and policies to implement program
      (a) The board is authorized to adopt regulations and policies permitting the commissioner to extend the limits of the place of confinement of an ...
    • Section 14-8-3 Investigations and recommendations
      Employees of the board are authorized to make investigations and recommendations pertaining to the validity of requests for visits, job opportunities for inmates and ...
    • Section 14-8-4 Limitations on securing employment
      The commissioner shall endeavor to secure employment for eligible inmates under this article, subject to the following: (1) Such employment must be at a ...
    • Section 14-8-5 Inmate not deemed agent, etc., of Board of Corrections
      No inmate granted privileges under the provisions of this article shall be deemed to be an agent, employee or involuntary servant of the board ...
    • Section 14-8-6 Disposition of earnings
      The employer of an inmate involved in work release shall pay the inmate's wages directly to the Department of Corrections. The department may adopt ...
    • Section 14-8-7 Good time
      Inmates employed under this article shall be eligible for good time credit in the same manner as other inmates under the jurisdiction of the ...
    • Section 14-8-9 Annual report; public understanding
      The commissioner shall prepare an annual report to be filed not later than 60 days following the close of each fiscal year with the ...
    • Section 14-8-10 Penalty for violating article
      Anyone violating any of the provisions of this article shall be guilty of a misdemeanor. ...
  • Article 2 Work Release for County Inmates and State Inmates in County Custody.
    • Section 14-8-30 Definitions
      As used in this article the following words and terms have the meanings hereby ascribed to them: (1) COUNTY INMATE. A person convicted of ...
    • Section 14-8-31 Authorization for and establishment of work release programs by counties; contracts between Board of Corrections and counties as to costs of maintenance of state inmates participating in programs; promulgation of rules and regulations governing participation by state inmates in programs
      (a) There is hereby authorized in each county of the state a work release program for county inmates and state inmates in custody of ...
    • Section 14-8-32 Establishment of work release camps
      Any county establishing a work release program pursuant to this article may also establish a work release camp to be used in carrying out ...
    • Section 14-8-33 Adoption of regulations and policies for extension of limits of confinement of inmates; assignment and transfer of state inmates participating in programs; protests by sentencing judges, etc., as to participation by inmates in programs within counties in which convicted
      (a) Each county electing to establish a work release program under this article is authorized to adopt regulations and policies for extending the limits ...
    • Section 14-8-34 Investigations and recommendations by employees of Board of Corrections and counties pertaining to requests for visits or job opportunities, etc
      Employees of the board and the county are authorized to make investigations and recommendations pertaining to the validity of requests for visits or job ...
    • Section 14-8-35 Conditions as to employment of inmates
      The board and the county shall endeavor to secure employment for eligible inmates under this article, subject to the following conditions: (1) Such employment ...
    • Section 14-8-36 Employment of inmates by state or counties generally; wages to be paid inmates employed thereby
      (a) The State of Alabama and any county are hereby authorized to become employers of work release inmates under this article, and as such ...
    • Section 14-8-37 Disposition of earnings of inmates
      The employer of an inmate involved in work release pursuant to this article shall send the inmate's wages directly to the county or its ...
    • Section 14-8-38 Eligibility of inmates for good time credit
      County inmates employed under this article shall be eligible for good time credit in the same manner as other inmates confined or detained in ...
    • Section 14-8-39 Granting of leaves and passes to inmates
      The county in the case of county inmates and the board in the case of state inmates may institute a procedure for granting passes ...
    • Section 14-8-40 Inmates not deemed state agents, etc.; cause of action against county, etc
      No inmate granted privileges under the provisions of this article shall be deemed to be an agent, employee, or involuntary servant of the department, ...
    • Section 14-8-41 Designation by counties and Board of Corrections of officers or employees to do or perform acts or functions authorized by article
      (a) The county commission may designate any officer or employee of the county to do and perform for the county any act or function ...
    • Section 14-8-42 Willful failure of inmate to remain within extended limits of confinement or return to place of confinement within time prescribed
      The willful failure of an inmate to remain within the extended limits of his confinement or to return to the place of confinement within ...
    • Section 14-8-43 Penalty for violations of provisions of article
      Anyone violating any of the provisions of this article shall be guilty of a misdemeanor. ...
    • Section 14-8-44 Construction of article generally; effect of article upon existing programs operating or functioning pursuant to local law
      The provisions of this article are cumulative and shall not be construed to repeal or supersede any laws not directly inconsistent herewith. It is ...
  • Article 3 Release for Educational Purposes and Seeking Employment and Residence.
    • Section 14-8-60 Definitions
      As used in this article, the following words and phrases shall have the following meanings, respectively, unless the context clearly indicates otherwise: (1) BOARD. ...
    • Section 14-8-61 Adoption of rules, regulations, and policies extending limits of confinement of inmates seeking employment and place of residence
      In order to provide for the individual supervision and placement of an inmate in the community where the inmate will reside after release from ...
    • Section 14-8-62 Adoption of rules, regulations, and policies extending limits of confinement for inmates studying vocational or educational curricula
      In order to insure that the inmate may be qualified to seek employment after release and thereby become an asset to society, as well ...
    • Section 14-8-63 Adoption of regulations as to eligibility for extension of confinement of inmates classified as minimum security risks
      The board may adopt regulations as to the eligibility of those inmates who are classified as minimum security risks for the extension of confinement. ...
    • Section 14-8-64 Investigations and recommendations by employees of Board of Corrections pertaining to requests for visits or job opportunities, etc
      Employees of the board are authorized to make investigations and recommendations pertaining to the validity of requests for visits or job opportunities for inmates ...
    • Section 14-8-65 Inmates not deemed agents, etc., of Board of Corrections while going to and from employment, etc
      No inmate granted privileges under the provisions of this article shall be deemed to be an agent, employee or involuntary servant of the board ...
    • Section 14-8-66 Annual report; promotion of public understanding and encouragement of cooperation of state agencies
      (a) The commissioner shall prepare an annual report to be filed not later than 60 days following the close of each fiscal year with ...
    • Section 14-8-67 Willful failure of inmate to remain within extended limits of confinement or return to place of confinement within time prescribed
      The willful failure of an inmate to remain within the extended limits of the inmate's confinement or to return within the time prescribed to ...

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