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The Vermont Statutes Online

The Vermont Statutes Online have been updated to include the actions of the 2023 session of the General Assembly.

NOTE: The Vermont Statutes Online is an unofficial copy of the Vermont Statutes Annotated that is provided as a convenience.

Title 28 : Public Institutions and Corrections

Chapter 011 : Supervision of Adult Inmates at the Correctional Facilities

Subchapter 002 : Employment of Inmates

(Cite as: 28 V.S.A. § 754)
  • § 754. Powers and responsibilities of the Department regarding the work release program

    The Department is charged with the following powers and responsibilities:

    (1) To supervise and consult with inmates participating in any work release program.

    (2) To assist in locating available employment or vocational or other training opportunities for qualified work release participants and to effect placement of the participants under any work release program.

    (3) To promote public understanding and acceptance of the work release program.

    (4) To foster cooperation of all State agencies with the Department in the administration of the work release program.

    (5) To provide cash advances in the nature of loans from the revolving fund established by section 752 of this title to participants in the work release program as are necessary to carry out the program. The Commissioner is authorized to seek all available remedies in any court of this State or any court of competent jurisdiction to obtain a judgment in the event that an inmate receiving a cash advance in accordance with this section defaults in the repayment of the cash advance. (Added 1971, No. 199 (Adj. Sess.), § 20.)