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§ 872. Disposition of earnings.  (a) The wages or salary of a prisoner  participating  in  the  work  release  program,  less payroll deductions  required by law, shall be deposited with the sheriff  in  a  trust  fund  account,  which  fund shall not be subject to garnishment or attachment.  The sheriff shall keep a ledger of the account of each prisoner  and  he  may disburse from the said trust fund account:    (1)  such  sum as the prisoner may be legally obligated to pay for the  support of his dependents as recommended by  the  department  of  social  services  of  the  county  in  which  such  dependents reside, provided,  however, that the prisoner may authorize that a sum greater than that so  recommended be disbursed for this purpose;    (2) a sum determined by the sheriff to be the cost to  the  county  of  providing food, lodging and clothing for such prisoner subject, however,  to approval by the state commission of correction;    (3)  a  sum  determined by the sheriff to be the cost to the county of  the actual and  necessary  food,  travel  and  other  expenses  of  such  prisoner when released from confinement for the purpose of participating  in the work release program;    (4)  such  sums  as  may be necessary to satisfy any fines outstanding  against the prisoner;    (5) such sums as may be necessary to  satisfy  any  outstanding  legal  obligations  of  the  prisoner, acknowledged by him in writing and filed  with the sheriff in such form as the sheriff shall specify.    (b) Any balance  remaining  in  the  trust  fund  account  after  such  disbursements  shall  be  paid  to  the prisoner upon his discharge from  confinement.    (c) On or before the thirty-first day of January  of  each  year,  the  sheriff  shall  prepare  a  summary of receipts and disbursements of all  accounts kept during the previous year and shall forward the summary  to  the chief executive officer of the county. The summary shall be a public  record.

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Statutes > New-york > Cor > Article-27 > 872

§ 872. Disposition of earnings.  (a) The wages or salary of a prisoner  participating  in  the  work  release  program,  less payroll deductions  required by law, shall be deposited with the sheriff  in  a  trust  fund  account,  which  fund shall not be subject to garnishment or attachment.  The sheriff shall keep a ledger of the account of each prisoner  and  he  may disburse from the said trust fund account:    (1)  such  sum as the prisoner may be legally obligated to pay for the  support of his dependents as recommended by  the  department  of  social  services  of  the  county  in  which  such  dependents reside, provided,  however, that the prisoner may authorize that a sum greater than that so  recommended be disbursed for this purpose;    (2) a sum determined by the sheriff to be the cost to  the  county  of  providing food, lodging and clothing for such prisoner subject, however,  to approval by the state commission of correction;    (3)  a  sum  determined by the sheriff to be the cost to the county of  the actual and  necessary  food,  travel  and  other  expenses  of  such  prisoner when released from confinement for the purpose of participating  in the work release program;    (4)  such  sums  as  may be necessary to satisfy any fines outstanding  against the prisoner;    (5) such sums as may be necessary to  satisfy  any  outstanding  legal  obligations  of  the  prisoner, acknowledged by him in writing and filed  with the sheriff in such form as the sheriff shall specify.    (b) Any balance  remaining  in  the  trust  fund  account  after  such  disbursements  shall  be  paid  to  the prisoner upon his discharge from  confinement.    (c) On or before the thirty-first day of January  of  each  year,  the  sheriff  shall  prepare  a  summary of receipts and disbursements of all  accounts kept during the previous year and shall forward the summary  to  the chief executive officer of the county. The summary shall be a public  record.

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Statutes > New-york > Cor > Article-27 > 872

§ 872. Disposition of earnings.  (a) The wages or salary of a prisoner  participating  in  the  work  release  program,  less payroll deductions  required by law, shall be deposited with the sheriff  in  a  trust  fund  account,  which  fund shall not be subject to garnishment or attachment.  The sheriff shall keep a ledger of the account of each prisoner  and  he  may disburse from the said trust fund account:    (1)  such  sum as the prisoner may be legally obligated to pay for the  support of his dependents as recommended by  the  department  of  social  services  of  the  county  in  which  such  dependents reside, provided,  however, that the prisoner may authorize that a sum greater than that so  recommended be disbursed for this purpose;    (2) a sum determined by the sheriff to be the cost to  the  county  of  providing food, lodging and clothing for such prisoner subject, however,  to approval by the state commission of correction;    (3)  a  sum  determined by the sheriff to be the cost to the county of  the actual and  necessary  food,  travel  and  other  expenses  of  such  prisoner when released from confinement for the purpose of participating  in the work release program;    (4)  such  sums  as  may be necessary to satisfy any fines outstanding  against the prisoner;    (5) such sums as may be necessary to  satisfy  any  outstanding  legal  obligations  of  the  prisoner, acknowledged by him in writing and filed  with the sheriff in such form as the sheriff shall specify.    (b) Any balance  remaining  in  the  trust  fund  account  after  such  disbursements  shall  be  paid  to  the prisoner upon his discharge from  confinement.    (c) On or before the thirty-first day of January  of  each  year,  the  sheriff  shall  prepare  a  summary of receipts and disbursements of all  accounts kept during the previous year and shall forward the summary  to  the chief executive officer of the county. The summary shall be a public  record.

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