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83-961. Terms, defined.For purposes of the Correctional System Overcrowding Emergency Act:(1) Board means the Board of Parole;(2) Committed offender has the definition found in section 83-170;(3) Department means the Department of Correctional Services;(4) Design capacity means the total designed bed space in facilities operated by the department, as certified by the director;(5) Director means the Director of Correctional Services;(6) Operational capacity means one hundred twenty-five percent of design capacity;(7) Population means the actual number of inmates assigned to facilities operated by the department and does not include inmates assigned to county-operated correctional institutions; and(8) Violent offense means any one or more of the following crimes: Murder in the first degree, murder in the second degree, manslaughter, assault in the first degree, kidnapping, sexual assault in the first degree, or robbery. SourceLaws 2003, LB 46, § 47.