Florida Senate - 2020                        COMMITTEE AMENDMENT
       Bill No. CS for SB 1118
                              LEGISLATIVE ACTION                        
                    Senate             .             House              
                  Comm: RCS            .                                
                  02/13/2020           .                                

       Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice
       (Brandes) recommended the following:
    1         Senate Amendment (with title amendment)
    3         Between lines 105 and 106
    4  insert:
    5         Section 2. Subsection (5) of section 944.516, Florida
    6  Statutes, is amended to read:
    7         944.516 Money or other property received for personal use
    8  or benefit of inmate; deposit; disposition of unclaimed trust
    9  funds.—The Department of Corrections shall protect the financial
   10  interest of the state with respect to claims which the state may
   11  have against inmates in state institutions under its supervision
   12  and control and shall administer money and other property
   13  received for the personal benefit of such inmates. In carrying
   14  out the provisions of this section, the department may delegate
   15  any of its enumerated powers and duties affecting inmates of an
   16  institution to the warden or regional director who shall
   17  personally, or through designated employees of his or her
   18  personal staff under his or her direct supervision, exercise
   19  such powers or perform such duties.
   20         (5) When an inmate is transferred between department
   21  facilities, is released from the custody of the department,
   22  dies, or escapes during incarceration, and the inmate has an
   23  unexpended inmate trust fund account balance of less than $1,
   24  that balance shall be transferred to the State-Operated
   25  Institutions Inmate Welfare Trust Fund or, as provided in s.
   26  945.215(2)(b), into the General Revenue Fund.
   27         Section 3. Paragraph (b) of subsection (4) of section
   28  946.002, Florida Statutes, is amended to read:
   29         946.002 Requirement of labor; compensation; amount;
   30  crediting of account of prisoner; forfeiture; civil rights;
   31  prisoner not employee or entitled to compensation insurance
   32  benefits.—
   33         (4)
   34         (b) When any prisoner escapes, the department shall
   35  determine what portion of the prisoner’s earnings shall be
   36  forfeited, and such forfeiture shall be deposited in the State
   37  Treasury in the State-Operated Institutions Inmate Welfare Trust
   38  Fund of the department or, as provided in s. 945.215(2)(b), into
   39  the General Revenue Fund.
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   41  And the title is amended as follows:
   42         Delete line 20
   43  and insert:
   44         by a specified date each year; amending s. 944.516,
   45         F.S.; requiring certain amounts in inmate trust fund
   46         accounts be deposited into the trust fund; amending s.
   47         946.002, F.S.; requiring that certain prisoner
   48         earnings are deposited into the trust fund; providing
   49         an