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The 2019 Florida Statutes

Title XLVII
CRIMINAL PROCEDURE AND CORRECTIONS
Chapter 944
STATE CORRECTIONAL SYSTEM
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F.S. 944.710
944.710 Definitions of terms relating to private operation of state correctional facilities and s. 944.105.As used with respect to private operation of state correctional facilities and s. 944.105, the term:
(1) “Bidder” means any individual, partnership, corporation, or unincorporated association that submits a proposal with the department to construct, lease, or operate a private correctional facility.
(2) “Department” means the Department of Corrections.
(3) “Private correctional facility” means any facility, which is not operated by the department, for the incarceration of adults or juveniles who have been sentenced by a court and committed to the custody of the department.
(4) “Private correctional officer” means any full-time or part-time employee of a private vendor whose primary responsibility is the supervision, protection, care, and control of prisoners within a private correctional facility.
(5) “Private vendor” means any individual, partnership, corporation, or unincorporated association bound by contract with the department to construct, lease, or operate a private correctional facility.
History.s. 13, ch. 89-526.