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Maryland Code, Correctional Services § 3-803

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(a)(1) The Division shall designate correctional facilities in the Division to house inmates in the work-release program established under § 3-801 of this subtitle.

(2) If the designated facilities are not reasonably near the place of employment of an inmate who is in the work-release program, the Division may contract with a political subdivision of the State to house the inmate in a suitable local correctional facility.

(3) The Commissioner shall include as a specific term or condition of an inmate's work-release plan the place where the inmate is to be confined when not released under the work-release program.

(b)(1) An inmate who is released from actual confinement under a work-release plan may not willfully fail to return to the designated place of confinement at the designated times.

(2) An inmate who knowingly violates paragraph (1) of this subsection is guilty of escape and on conviction is subject to the penalties of § 9-404 of the Criminal Law Article.

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