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§ 15B‑32.  Notice ofcontract or agreement to pay.

(a)        Notice toCommission. –

(1)        Every person, firm,corporation, partnership, association, or other legal entity, or representativeof a person, firm, corporation, partnership, association, or entity that knowinglycontracts for, pays, or agrees to pay to an offender (i) profit from crime or(ii) funds of an offender where the value or aggregate value of the payment orpayments exceeds ten thousand dollars ($10,000) shall submit to the Commissiona copy of the contract or reduce to writing the terms of any oral agreement orobligation to pay as soon as practicable after discovering the payment orintended payment constitutes profit from crime or funds of an offender.

(2)        Whenever the paymentor obligation to pay involves funds of an offender that a superintendent,sheriff, or municipal officer (i) receives or will receive on behalf of aninmate serving a sentence with the Department of Correction or a prisonerconfined at a local correctional facility, (ii) deposits or will deposit in aninmate account to the credit of an inmate or prisoner, and (iii) the value ofsuch funds exceeds or will exceed ten thousand dollars ($10,000), the State orsubdivision of the State shall also give written notice to the Commission.

(3)        Whenever the Stateor a subdivision of the State makes a payment or has an obligation to pay fundsof an offender and the value of such funds exceeds or will exceed ten thousanddollars ($10,000), the State or subdivision of the State shall also givewritten notice to the Commission.

(4)        In all otherinstances where the payment or obligation to pay involves funds of an offenderand the value or aggregate value of the funds exceeds or will exceed tenthousand dollars ($10,000), the offender who receives or will receive the fundsshall give written notice to the Commission.

(b)        Notice to EligiblePersons. – The Commission shall, upon receipt of a notice of a contract, anagreement to pay, or payment of profit from crime or funds of an offender,notify in writing by certified mail, return receipt requested, all knowneligible persons where the eligible persons' names and addresses are known tothe Commission. The Commission may, in its discretion, provide for additionalnotice as it deems necessary. (2004‑159, s. 2.)