2013 Code of Alabama
Title 14 - CRIMINAL CORRECTIONAL AND DETENTION FACILITIES.
Chapter 11 - OFFENSES CONCERNING PRISONERS AND PRISONS.
Section 14-11-50 - Prohibited activities; violations.


AL Code § 14-11-50 (2013) What's This?
Section 14-11-50Prohibited activities; violations.

(a) Except as otherwise authorized by law, or when authorized by the person in charge of the prison or other institution subject to this section, or by an officer of the institution empowered to give that authorization, it shall be unlawful for an inmate to possess a cellular telephone, wireless communication device, or computer that allows the input, output, examination, or transfer of computer programs from one computer to another person or for any person to possess with the intent to deliver, or delivers, to an inmate in the custody of the Alabama Department of Corrections a cellular telephone, wireless communication device, or a computer that allows the input, output, examination, or transfer of computer programs from one computer to another person.

(b) An inmate in the custody of the Alabama Department of Corrections who by means of a cellular telephone, wireless communication device, or computer communication system that allows the input, output, examination, or transfer of computer programs from one computer to another person any message or information communicates with another person shall provide his or her identity and inmate identification number to the person.

(c) Except as otherwise authorized by law, or when authorized by the person in charge of the prison or other institution subject to this section, or by an officer of the institution empowered to give that authorization, it shall be unlawful for an employee of the Department of Corrections or other institution subject to this section to possess with the intent to deliver or delivery to an inmate in the custody of the Department of Corrections a cellular telephone, wireless communication device, or computer that allows input, output, examination, or transfer of computer programs from one computer to another person.

(d) A violation of subsection (a), (b), or (c) shall be a Class C felony.

(e) This section may not be construed to repeal other criminal laws. Whenever conduct proscribed by this section is also proscribed by any other provision of law, the provision which carries the more serious penalty shall be applied.

(f) The Alabama Department of Corrections may enter into an agreement or contract to detect unauthorized inmate communications by cellular telephone or other wireless communication device.

(Act 2012-464, p. 1284, §§1, 3.)

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