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SECTION 69
Sale of incarcerated individual made goods
General Business (GBS) CHAPTER 20, ARTICLE 6-A
§ 69. Sale of incarcerated individual made goods. No goods, wares, or
merchandise, manufactured, produced or mined wholly or in part by
incarcerated individuals, except incarcerated individuals or persons on
parole, probation, or release, shall be sold in this state to any
person, firm, association or corporation except that nothing in this
section shall be construed to forbid the sale of such goods produced in
the correctional facilities of this state to the state, the government
of the United States or to any state of the United States, or any
political subdivision thereof, or for any public institution owned or
managed and controlled by the state, or any political subdivision
thereof, as provided in section one hundred eighty-four of the
correction law, or any public corporation or eleemosynary association or
corporation funded in whole or in part by any federal, state or local
funds, or to forbid the sale, subject to the rules and regulations of
the head of the department or other like governmental authority having
jurisdiction, of any product resulting from occupational therapy within
any penal or correctional institution, as provided in section one
hundred ninety-seven of the correction law.

Nothing in this section shall be construed to forbid the sale of parts
and components produced by incarcerated individual labor in correctional
industry programs of the government of the United States or any state of
the United States, or any political subdivision thereof, to the
department of corrections and community supervision's division of
correctional industries for use in its manufacturing operations.

A violation of the provisions of this section shall constitute a
misdemeanor.