(a) The department may use the labor of an inmate confined in a state, county, or
local correctional facility on or in connection with state parks, wildlife management
areas, or other property under the control or jurisdiction of the department.
(b) Inmates working in connection with lands under the control or jurisdiction of
the department remain under the control of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice
or county or local correctional facility, as appropriate, and are considered as serving
their terms in the Texas Department of Criminal Justice or other correctional facility.
(c) The department may purchase equipment, meals, supplies, and materials for an inmate
working at a department site as necessary to facilitate the use of the labor described
by this section.
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