Inmate Financial Responsibility Program
- Special assessments imposed under 18 USC 3013
- Court Ordered restitution
- Fines and court costs
- Judgments in favor of the United States
- Other debts owed the Federal Government and other court-ordered financial obligations to include child support, alimony and other judgments
Institution staff will assist in planning, however, the inmate is responsible for making all payments required, either from earnings within the institution, and/or from outside resources. The inmate must provide documentation of compliance and payment. If an inmate refuses to meet his obligations, the inmate cannot work for Unicor nor receive performance payabove the maintenance pay level (a maximum of $5.25/month). Additionally, an inmate in refuse status may be subject to limited participation in community based programs, will not be considered for transfer, will be placed in the least desirable housing and will have a spending limit of $25.00 per month in the Commissary.
The status of any financial plan will be included in all progress reports, and will be considered by staff when determining Security/Custody level, job assignments, eligibility for community activities and institutional programchanges.
You may be identified for priority consideration for UNICOR employment if you have a large court ordered financial obligation. The minimum payment for inmates assigned to Unicor will be $25.00 per quarter for Grade 5. Grades 1, 2, 3 and 4 will pay a minimum of 50% of their earnings towards their financial obligation.
Beside Visits/Funeral Trips
Recreation, Leisure and Social Programs
Programs include indoor and outdoor activities, and range from individualized arts and crafts programs to intramural team sports such as softball, basketball and volleyball.
Physical fitness weight reduction and wellness awareness programs are also important activities for inmates and contribute to mental health, good personal relations and stress reduction. In addition, inmatescan learn to use their free time constructively.
A variety of activities are available on the recreation yard, in the gymnasium, andin the leisure center for ‘off-duty’ inmates. Special events, including unit orinstitution-wide tournaments, are held on all major holiday and weekends.
Intramural Code of Conduct
As such, there will be no tolerance for unsportsmanlike conduct or for those who can not maintain control of their actions and/or emotions while participating in the intramural program. The integrity of the Recreation Department’s intramural program will not be compromised by inmates who cannot conform to the general rules of sportsmanship, as well as posted intramural rules.
All participants are advised that violations of intramural rules, in many cases, constitutes a violation of Bureau policy and may result in disciplinary actions above and beyond those stated in the intramural rules and regulations.
Rules of Conduct
2. Participants will treat staff and officials with respect at all times. Abusive language and threatening gestures or behavior will not be tolerated. Violations will result in an immediate expulsion from the game and a minimum of 2 months suspension. Such incidents may involve additional disciplinary action as determined by Recreation Staff, Correctional Services, Unit Team, or the Disciplinary Hearing Officer (DHO).
3. Any player or coach placed on suspension a second time, from any intramural sport, within 6 months from the date of eligibility from the previous suspension, will be suspended from all intramural participation for a minimum period of 1 year. This includes soccer, basketball, volleyball, softball, regular season, practice games, special tournaments, etc.
4. If any recreation property (jerseys, whistles, gloves, balls, etc.) is confiscated from an inmate’s person or property, that inmate will be suspended from all intramural sports for a minimum of 6 months, and will be subject to receiving an incident report for possession of contraband.
5. Any coercive action (threats, bribes, etc.) made to any official before, during, or after a game by any player or coach can result in suspension from all intramural sports for a minimum period of 1 year.
6. Officials who threaten players or coaches are subject to the same disciplinary actions as players.
7. Coaches are responsible for their team’s conduct while participating in the league. The coach may be ejected from the a game if he cannot control his players’ behavior. Coaches ejected will be subject to the same penalty as players.
8. Any player involved in any type of physical altercation is subject to disciplinary action and suspension from all intramural activities for a minimum of 1 year.
9. Participants who throw or kick basketballs, softballs, soccer balls, or volleyballs, against the walls, ceilings, etc. are suspended for a minimum of 2 games and will be held financially responsible for any damage to property and/or equipment.
10. To be considered for participation in a varsity game an inmate must have clear conduct for a minimum of one year.
11. Participation without signing the code of conduct may result in a minimum two game suspension and forfeiture of all games played prior to signing.