Terms Used In Florida Statutes 957.08

  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • department: means the Department of Corrections. See Florida Statutes 957.02
The Department of Corrections shall transfer and assign prisoners to each private correctional facility opened pursuant to this chapter in an amount not less than 90 percent or more than 100 percent of the capacity of the facility pursuant to the contract with the Department of Management Services. The prisoners transferred by the Department of Corrections shall represent a cross-section of the general inmate population, based on the grade of custody or the offense of conviction, at the most comparable facility operated by the department.