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§ 148‑133.  Inmate wagesand conditions of employment.

(a)        The Secretary shalladopt rules for the administration and management of personnel policies forinmates who work for Correction Enterprises, including wages, working hours,training requirements, and conditions of employment. The Secretary shall adoptrules to ensure that inmates participating in the Prison Industry EnhancementCertification Program comply with all applicable federal rules and regulations.

(b)        No inmate workingfor Correction Enterprises shall be paid more than three dollars ($3.00) perday unless applicable State or federal laws require a higher salary. Inmateswho are employed as part of the Prison Industry Enhancement CertificationProgram shall be paid in accordance with applicable federal rules andregulations. (2007‑280,s. 1.)