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Statutes > Nebraska > Chapter83 > 83-4_142

83-4,142. Department of Correctional Services;duties; legislative intent.The Department of CorrectionalServices shall develop and implement an incarceration work camp for placement of felony offenders as a condition of asentence of intensive supervision probation, as a transitional phaseprior to release on parole,or as assigned by the Director of Correctional Services pursuant to subsection(2) of section 83-176. As part of the incarceration work camp,an intensive residential drug treatment program may be developed and implementedfor felony offenders.It is the intent of the Legislature that the incarceration work campserve to reduce prison overcrowding and to make prison bed space availablefor violent offenders. It is the further intent of the Legislature that theincarceration work camp serve the interests of society by addressing the criminogenicneeds of certain designated offenders and by deterring such offenders fromengaging in further criminal activity. To accomplish these goals, the incarcerationwork camp shall provide regimented, structured, disciplined programming, includingall of the following: Work programs; vocational training; behavior managementand modification; money management; substance abuse awareness, counseling,and treatment; and education, programming needs, and aftercare planning, whichwill increase the offender's abilities to lead a law-abiding, productive,and fulfilling life as a contributing member of a free society. SourceLaws 1997, LB 882, § 2; Laws 2005, LB 538, § 27; Laws 2007, LB83, § 1; Laws 2009, LB274, § 1.