(a) “Commissary account” means an account from which an inmate may withdraw money, deposited by the inmate
or another individual, to purchase discretionary items for sale by a correctional
(b) “Commissary purchase” means a transaction initiated by an inmate by which the inmate obtains an item or
items offered for sale by the correctional facility in exchange for money withdrawn
from the inmate's commissary account.
(d) “Inmate” means an individual in the custody of a correctional facility for criminal charges
or a criminal conviction.
(2) A correctional facility that employs a policy or practice by which the correctional
facility withdraws money from an inmate's commissary account, for any purpose other
than a commissary purchase, must disclose that policy or practice to the inmate or
any other individual seeking to make a deposit of money into the inmate's commissary
account before the correctional facility may accept and deposit the money into the
inmate's commissary account.
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