Under existing law, the employment of prisoners within the Department of Corrections facilities by private industry is not authorized
This bill would specifically authorize the Department of Corrections to contract or enter into agreements with private industry to establish work-oriented rehabilitation programs within facilities located on property owned or operated by the Department of Corrections or any prison facility housing inmates sentenced to the department
To amend Sections 14-7-7 and 14-7-22, Code of Alabama 1975, relating to the Department of Corrections prison industries, inmate training, and inmate rehabilitation; to authorize the department to contract with private industry for on-site work programs; and to further provide vocational training and the rehabilitation of inmates through greater utilization of prison industries.
|February 7, 2012||Read for the first time and referred to the House of Representatives committee on State Government|
|Bill Text||HB36 Alabama 2012 Session - Introduced|