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    Subdivision 1. Grants. For the purpose of more effectively protecting society and to
promote efficiency and economy in the delivery of correctional services, the commissioner is
authorized to make grants to assist counties in the development, implementation, and operation
of community-based corrections programs including preventive or diversionary correctional
programs, conditional release programs, community corrections centers, and facilities for the
detention or confinement, care and treatment of persons convicted of crime or adjudicated
delinquent. The commissioner may authorize the use of a percentage of a grant for the operation
of an emergency shelter or make a separate grant for the rehabilitation of a facility owned by
the grantee and used as a shelter to bring the facility into compliance with state and local laws
pertaining to health, fire, and safety, and to provide security.
    Subd. 2. Definitions. (a) For the purposes of sections 401.01 to 401.16, the following terms
have the meanings given them.
(b) "CCA county" means a county that participates in the Community Corrections Act.
(c) "Commissioner" means the commissioner of corrections or a designee.
(d) "Conditional release" means parole, supervised release, conditional release as authorized
by section 609.3455, subdivision 6, 7, or 8; Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 609.108, subdivision
6; or Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 609.109, subdivision 7, work release as authorized by
sections 241.26, 244.065, and 631.425, probation, furlough, and any other authorized temporary
release from a correctional facility.
(e) "County probation officer" means a probation officer appointed under section 244.19.
(f) "Detain" means to take into actual custody, including custody within a local correctional
(g) "Joint board" means the board provided in section 471.59.
(h) "Local correctional facility" has the meaning given in section 241.021, subdivision 1.
(i) "Local correctional service" means those services authorized by and employees, officers,
and agents appointed under section 244.19, subdivision 1.
(j) "Release" means to release from actual custody.
History: 1973 c 354 s 1; 1982 c 559 s 1; 1985 c 220 s 7; 1Sp1985 c 9 art 2 s 93; 1986 c 444;
1988 c 505 s 5; 1997 c 239 art 9 s 51; 1998 c 367 art 7 s 7; 2007 c 13 art 13 s 37

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