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(a) The commissioner of correction is authorized to assess nonindigent inmates reasonable charges for the housing, board, health care, education, vocational training and treatment services provided to them by the state of Tennessee. The inmate shall be notified of the amount of any assessment.
(b) The charges assessed against an inmate pursuant to subsection (a) may be deducted directly from the inmate's institutional trust fund account without the inmate's consent; provided, that the inmate is notified of the amount so deducted and the charges to which it has been applied.
(c) The commissioner shall, on a quarterly basis, provide each inmate with a statement detailing all deposits into, withdrawals from and balance remaining in the inmate's institutional trust fund account during the preceding three (3) months.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - Tennessee Code Title 41. Correctional Institutions and Inmates § 41-21-237 - last updated January 01, 2020 | https://codes.findlaw.com/tn/title-41-correctional-institutions-and-inmates/tn-code-sect-41-21-237/
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