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241.278 AGREEMENTS FOR WORK FORCE OF STATE OR COUNTY JAIL INMATES.

The commissioner of corrections, in the interest of inmate rehabilitation or to promote programs under section 241.275, subdivision 2, may enter into interagency agreements with state, county, or municipal agencies, or contract with nonprofit agencies to manage, fund, or partially fund the cost of programs that use state or county jail inmates as a work force. The commissioner is authorized to receive funds via these agreements and these funds are appropriated to the commissioner for community service programming or when prison industries are party to the agreement, shall be deposited in the Minnesota correctional industries revolving fund for use as described under section 241.27, subdivision 2.