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75-5282. Correctional industries fund. (a) There is hereby created in the state treasury the correctional industries fund.

(b) All moneys collected by the secretary from the sale or disposition of goods manufactured and services provided under the prison-made goods act shall be remitted to the state treasurer in accordance with the provisions of K.S.A. 75-4215, and amendments thereto. Upon receipt of each such remittance, the state treasurer shall deposit the entire amount in the state treasury to the credit of the correctional industries fund. All the moneys collected and deposited pursuant to this subsection shall be used solely for the purchase of manufacturing supplies, equipment and machinery, for the repair, maintenance and replacement of equipment and machinery, for administrative expenses and as provided in subsection (d).

(c) The balance of all proceeds from the lease of agricultural land at a correctional institution, after payment of the expenses of the lease from such proceeds, shall be remitted to the state treasurer in accordance with the provisions of K.S.A. 75-4215, and amendments thereto. Upon receipt of each such remittance, the state treasurer shall deposit the entire amount in the state treasury to the credit of the correctional industries fund.

(d) Any unencumbered moneys in the correctional industries fund may be expended for capital improvement projects for the renovation or repair of existing buildings or facilities or for the construction or acquisition of building or facilities for correctional industries as provided in K.S.A. 75-5281 and 75-5288, and amendments thereto. Such capital improvement projects shall not be subject to the requirements to prepare and submit capital improvement budget estimates as provided in K.S.A. 75-3717b, and amendments thereto. Prior to commencement of a capital improvement project, the director of Kansas correctional industries shall advise and consult with the joint committee on state building construction concerning such capital improvement projects.

(e) Moneys in the correctional industries fund may be used for purchase of workers compensation insurance for inmates assigned to a duly certified prison industry enhancement certification program (PIECP) customer model industry owned and operated by Kansas correctional industries pursuant to 18 U.S.C. § 1761 and K.S.A. 75-5275, and amendments thereto. Subject to PIECP wage-level requirements, such inmates shall otherwise be considered to be in the same status as inmates assigned to a traditional industries program operated by Kansas correctional industries. Such inmates shall not be regarded as state employees for any purpose under state law.

History: L. 1973, ch. 339, § 85; L. 1978, ch. 366, § 13; L. 1982, ch. 370, § 1; L. 1986, ch. 337, § 1; L. 1990, ch. 309, § 75; L. 1996, ch. 70, § 1; L. 1999, ch. 163, § 3; L. 2001, ch. 5, § 398; L. 2014, ch. 85, § 2; July 1.



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