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§ 3-502. Legislative policy

West's Annotated Code of MarylandCorrectional ServicesEffective: October 1, 2023

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Correctional Services (Refs & Annos)
Title 3. Division of Correction (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 5. Maryland Correctional Enterprises (Refs & Annos)
Effective: October 1, 2023
MD Code, Correctional Services, § 3-502
§ 3-502. Legislative policy
The purpose of this subtitle is to establish a Maryland Correctional Enterprises organization in the Division that:
(1) is financially self-supporting, generates revenue for its operations and capital investments, and reimburses the Division at a reasonable rate for services exchanged between the Division and Maryland Correctional Enterprises;
(2) provides meaningful work experiences for incarcerated individuals that are intended to allow incarcerated individuals to improve work habits, attitudes, and skills for the purpose of improving the employability of the incarcerated individuals on release;
(3) seeks to develop industries that provide full-time work experience or rehabilitation programs for all eligible incarcerated individuals;
(4) operates correctional industries in an environment that resembles as closely as possible the environment of private sector business operations; and
(5) makes the Division responsible for and accountable to the Secretary and the Governor for the Maryland Correctional Enterprises program.


Added by Acts 1999, c. 54, § 2, eff. Oct. 1, 1999. Amended by Acts 2005, c. 124, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2005; Acts 2023, c. 721, § 3, eff. Oct. 1, 2023.
Formerly Art. 27, § 680.
MD Code, Correctional Services, § 3-502, MD CORR SERV § 3-502
Current through legislation effective through May 9, 2024, from the 2024 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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