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§ 148‑2.  Prison moneysand earnings.

(a)        Persons authorizedto collect or receive the moneys and earnings of the State prison system shallenter into bonds payable to the State of North Carolina in penal sums and withsecurity approved by the Department of Correction, conditioned upon thefaithful performance by these persons of their duties in collecting, receiving,and paying over prison moneys and earnings to the State Treasurer. Onlycorporate security with sureties licensed to do business in North Carolinashall be accepted.

(b)        Repealed by SessionLaws 2007‑280, s. 2, effective August 1, 2007.

(c)        NotwithstandingG.S. 147‑77, Article 6A of Chapter 147 of the General Statutes, or anyother provision of law, the Department of Correction may deposit revenue fromprison canteens in local banks. The profits from prison canteens shall bedeposited with the State Treasurer on a monthly basis in a fund denominated asthe Correction Inmate Welfare Fund. Once the operating budget for theCorrection Inmate Welfare Fund has been met, an amount equal to the fundsallocated to each prison unit on a per inmate per year basis shall be creditedto the Crime Victims Compensation Fund established in G.S 15B‑23 as soonas practicable after the total amount paid to each unit per inmate per year hasbeen determined. (1901,c. 472, s. 7; Rev., s. 5389; C.S., s. 7704; 1923, c. 156; 1925, c. 163; 1933,c. 172, s. 18; 1957, c. 349, s. 2; 1967, c. 996, s. 14; 1973, c. 1262, s. 10;1985 (Reg. Sess., 1986), c. 1014, s. 203; 1991 (Reg. Sess., 1992), c. 902, s.4; 1993 (Reg. Sess., 1994), c. 769, s. 21.5(a); 2007‑280, s. 2.)