Summary
Work program, under article 43.101(a), Code of Criminal Procedure refers to a county jail industries and manual labor program recognized by articles 43.09 and 43.10 of the same code or section 351.201 of the Local Government Code; prisoners participating in such a program may not work for a nonprofit organization that has not been approved under article 43.10(4), Code of Criminal Procedure, or section 351.201, Local Government Code|Authority, a sheriff may perform only those functions that are expressly delegated to the office by statute or are necessarily implied from express powers|Work program, a sheriff may operate a work program for county jail inmates only as authorized under article 43.09 or 43.10 of the Code of Criminal Procedure or under section 351.201 of the Local Government Code|Work program
Opinion File
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