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AGO Opinions with Topic: AUTHORITY TO PERMIT CONCESSIONS FOR SALE OF TOBACCO, CANDY, ETC. TO PRISONERS
AGO 1955 No. 42 >  March 18, 1955
JAILS - AUTHORITY TO PERMIT CONCESSIONS FOR SALE OF TOBACCO, CANDY, ETC. TO PRISONERS - CURRENT EXPENSE FUNDS - PROCEEDS FROM CONCESSION OPERATED IN COUNTY JAIL
JAILS ‑- AUTHORITY TO PERMIT CONCESSIONS FOR SALE OF TOBACCO, CANDY, ETC. TO PRISONERS ‑- CURRENT EXPENSE FUNDS ‑- PROCEEDS FROM CONCESSION OPERATED IN COUNTY JAIL

A county sheriff may permit a concession to sell tobacco, candy, etc. in a county jail where not prohibited by superior court rule from so doing.The proceeds from the operation of a concession in a county jail are public funds and should be reported to the credit of the current expense fund.The sheriff is not authorized to create a fund for the welfare of prisoners from the proceeds of a concession permitted to be operated in a county jail.

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