2018 New York Laws
COR - Correction
Article 26 - Temporary Release Programs for State Correctional Institutions
860 - Disposition of Earnings.

Universal Citation: NY Corr L § 860 (2018)

§ 860. Disposition of earnings. * The earnings of an inmate participating in a work release program, less any payroll deductions required or authorized by law, shall be turned over to the superintendent who shall deposit such receipts as inmates' funds pursuant to section one hundred sixteen. Such receipts shall not be subject to attachment or garnishment in the hands of the superintendent. The commissioner may authorize the superintendent to make disbursements of such receipts, and such receipts may be disbursed, for any or all of the following purposes:

1. Appropriate and reasonable costs related to the inmate's participation in a temporary release program;

* NB Expired September 1, 1977

The earnings of an inmate participating in a work release program, less any payroll deductions required or authorized by law, shall be turned over to the warden who shall deposit such receipts as inmates' funds pursuant to section one hundred sixteen of this chapter. Such receipts shall not be subject to attachment or garnishment in the hands of the warden. The commissioner of correction may authorize the warden to make disbursements of such receipts, and such receipts may be disbursed, for any or all of the following purposes:

1. Appropriate and reasonable costs related to the inmate's participation in the work release program;

2. Support of the inmate's dependents;

3. Payment of fines imposed by any court;

4. Payment of any court ordered restitution or reparation to the victim of the inmate's crime.

5. Purchases by the inmate from the commissary of the institution.

The balance of such receipts, if any, after disbursements for the foregoing purposes shall be paid to the inmate upon termination of his imprisonment.


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