SENATE BILL NO. 386
AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 65, TITLE 11, DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO THE AUTHORITY OF THE DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTION TO COLLECT A PORTION OF INMATE WAGES AND TO CONTRIBUTE THEM TO THE VICTIM COMPENSATION FUND.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF DELAWARE:
Section 1. Amend section 6534, Chapter 65, Title 11, Delaware Code, by adding a new subsection 6534(c) to read as follows:
"(c) The Department shall have the authority to deduct from any inmate's wages resulting from employment under the Private Sector/Prison Industries Enhancement Certification Program a portion thereof to be applied to the Victim Compensation Fund created pursuant to Chapter 90 of this Title. All deductions made by the Department pursuant to this subsection shall be limited to no more than 20 percent and no less than 5 percent of an inmate's gross wages received under the Program."
Approved July 25, 1990.