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Chapter 944
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Chapter 944, Florida Statutes 2008



944.01  Short title.

944.012  Legislative intent.

944.02  Definitions.

944.023  Comprehensive correctional master plan.

944.0231  Reduction of capacity.

944.024  Adult intake and evaluation.

944.026  Community-based facilities and programs.

944.033  Community correctional centers; existence; location; purpose; restriction.

944.053  Forestry Work Camps.

944.0611  Department employees; personal vehicle damage claims.

944.08  Commitment to custody of department; venue of institutions.

944.09  Rules of the department; offenders, probationers, and parolees.

944.091  United States prisoners, board authorized.

944.095  Siting of additional correctional facilities; procedure.

944.096  Budget requests for residential facility construction; estimates; appropriations; population in excess of capacity.

944.10  Department of Corrections to provide buildings; sale and purchase of land; contracts to provide services and inmate labor.

944.105  Contractual arrangements with private entities for operation and maintenance of correctional facilities and supervision of inmates.

944.11  Department to regulate admission of books.

944.115  Smoking prohibited inside state correctional facilities.

944.14  Supervision of correctional institutions; enforcement of orders and regulations.

944.151  Security of correctional institutions and facilities.

944.17  Commitments and classification; transfers.

944.1905  Initial inmate classification; inmate reclassification.

944.23  Persons authorized to visit state prisons.

944.24  Administration of correctional institutions for women.

944.275  Gain-time.

944.278  Cancellation of administrative gain-time and provisional credits.

944.279  Disciplinary procedures applicable to prisoner for filing frivolous or malicious actions or bringing false information before court.

944.28  Forfeiture of gain-time and the right to earn gain-time in the future.

944.281  Ineligibility to earn gain-time due to disciplinary action.

944.282  Rules governing inmate use of weight training equipment.

944.291  Prisoner released by reason of gain-time allowances or attainment of provisional release date.

944.292  Suspension of civil rights.

944.293  Initiation of restoration of civil rights.

944.31  Inspector general; inspectors; power and duties.

944.32  Reports of prison inspectors; recordation; inspection.

944.33  Failure of inspector to make report; false report; penalty.

944.331  Inmate grievance procedure.

944.35  Authorized use of force; malicious battery and sexual misconduct prohibited; reporting required; penalties.

944.36  Permitting inmates to escape.

944.37  Acceptance of unauthorized compensation; penalty.

944.38  Acceptance of remuneration from contractor; dealing or barter with prisoners; interest in contract; penalty.

944.39  Interference with prisoners; penalty.

944.40  Escapes; penalty.

944.402  Reward for capture of escapee from correctional institution.

944.405  Warrant for retaking offender who has escaped from custody or absconded from rehabilitative community reentry program, or who is ineligible for release.

944.44  Holding persons as hostages; penalty.

944.45  Mutiny, riot, strike; penalty.

944.46  Harboring, concealing, aiding escaped prisoners; penalty.

944.47  Introduction, removal, or possession of certain articles unlawful; penalty.

944.471  Short title.

944.472  Drug-free corrections; legislative findings and purposes.

944.473  Inmate substance abuse testing program.

944.4731  Addiction-Recovery Supervision Program.

944.474  Legislative intent; employee wellness program; drug and alcohol testing.

944.48  Service of sentence.

944.485  Subsistence fees with respect to certain prisoners; time of adoption; requirements.

944.512  State lien on proceeds from literary or other type of account of crime for which convicted.

944.516  Money or other property received for personal use or benefit of inmate; deposit; disposition of unclaimed trust funds.

944.52  Legal adviser.

944.596  Transfer of convicted foreign citizens or nationals under treaty.

944.597  Transportation and return of prisoners by private transport company.

944.602  Agency notification before release of mentally retarded inmates.

944.605  Inmate release; notification.

944.606  Sexual offenders; notification upon release.

944.607  Notification to Department of Law Enforcement of information on sexual offenders.

944.608  Notification to Department of Law Enforcement of information on career offenders.

944.609  Career offenders; notification upon release.

944.611  Legislative intent.

944.612  Definitions for s. 944.613.

944.613  Methods of transportation.

944.70  Conditions for release from incarceration.

944.701  Short title.

944.702  Legislative intent.

944.703  Eligible inmates.

944.7031  Eligible inmates released from private correctional facilities.

944.704  Staff who provide transition assistance; duties.

944.705  Release orientation program.

944.706  Basic release assistance.

944.7065  Transition course for inmates.

944.707  Postrelease special services; job placement services.

944.708  Rules.

944.710  Definitions of terms relating to private operation of state correctional facilities and s. 944.105.

944.711  Requests for proposals.

944.712  Bidder and private vendor qualifications.

944.713  Insurance against liability.

944.714  Quality assurance and standards of operation.

944.715  Delegation of authority.

944.716  Contract termination and control of a correctional facility by the department.

944.717  Conflicts of interest.

944.718  Withdrawal of request for proposals.

944.719  Adoption of rules, monitoring, and reporting.

944.72  Privately Operated Institutions Inmate Welfare Trust Fund.

944.801  Education for state prisoners.

944.802  Direct-support organization; definition; use of property; board of directors; audit.

944.803  Faith-based programs for inmates.

944.8031  Inmate's family visitation; legislative intent; minimum services provided to visitors; budget requests.

944.804  Elderly offenders correctional facilities program of 2000.

944.8041  Elderly offenders; annual review.