33-601.314. Rules of Prohibited Conduct and Penalties for Infractions  


Effective on Tuesday, November 4, 2014
  • 1The following table shows established maximum penalties for the indicated offenses. As used in the table, “DC” means the maximum number of days of disciplinary confinement that may be imposed and “GT” means the maximum number of days of gain time that may be taken. Any portion of either penalty may be applied.

     

     

    54Maximum Disciplinary Actions

    57SECTION 1 – ASSAULT, 61BATTERY, 62THREATS, AND DISRESPECT

    651-3

    66Spoken, written, or gestured threats

    7130 DC + 90 GT

    761-4

    77Disrespect to officials, employees, or other persons of constituted authority expressed by means of

    91words, gestures, and the like

    9630 DC + 60 GT

    1011-5

    102Sexual battery or attempted sexual battery

    10860 DC + All GT

    1131-6

    114Lewd or lascivious exhibition by intentionally masturbating, intentionally exposing genitals in a lewd

    127or lascivious manner, or intentionally committing any other sexual act in the presence of a staff member, contracted staff member or visitor

    14960 DC + 90 GT

    1541-7

    155Aggravated battery or attempted aggravated battery on a correctional officer

    16560 DC + All GT

    1701-8

    171Aggravated battery or attempted aggravated battery on staff other than correctional officer

    18360 DC + All GT

    1881-9

    189Aggravated battery or attempted aggravated battery on someone other than staff or inmates

    202(vendor, etc.)

    20460 DC + All GT

    2091-10

    210Aggravated battery or attempted aggravated battery on an inmate

    21960 DC + All GT

    2241-11

    225Aggravated assault or attempted aggravated assault on a correctional officer

    23560 DC + All GT

    2401-12

    241Aggravated assault or attempted aggravated assault on staff other than correctional officer

    25360 DC + All GT

    2581-13

    259Aggravated assault or attempted aggravated assault on someone other than staff or inmates

    272(vendor, etc.)

    27460 DC + All GT

    2791-14

    280Aggravated assault or attempted aggravated assault on an inmate

    28960 DC + All GT

    2941-15

    295Battery 296or attempted battery on a correctional officer

    30360 DC + All GT

    3081-16

    309Battery 310or attempted battery on staff other than correctional officer

    31960 DC + All GT

    3241-17

    325Battery 326or attempted battery on someone other than staff or inmates (vendor, etc.)

    33860 DC + All GT

    3431-18

    344Battery 345or attempted battery on an inmate

    35160 DC + All GT

    3561-19

    357Assault or attempted assault on a correctional officer

    36560 DC + 180 GT

    3701-20

    371Assault or attempted assault on staff other than correctional officer

    38160 DC + 180 GT

    3861-21

    387Assault or attempted assault on someone other than staff or inmates (vendor, etc.)

    40060 DC + 180 GT

    4051-22

    406Assault or attempted assault on an inmate

    41360 DC + 180 GT

     

    418SECTION 2 – RIOTS, STRIKES, MUTINOUS ACTS AND DISTURBANCES

    4272-1

    428Participating in riots, strikes, mutinous acts, or disturbances

    43660 DC + All GT

    4412-2

    442Inciting or attempting to incite riots, strikes, mutinous acts, or disturbances – conveying any

    456inflammatory, riotous, or mutinous communication by word of mouth, in writing or by sign, symbol, or

    472gesture

     

     

    47360 DC + All GT

    478-3

    479Creating, participating in or inciting a minor disturbance

    48730 DC + 60 GT

    4922-4

    493Fighting

    49430 DC + 30 GT

     

    499SECTION 3 – CONTRABAND – ANY ARTICLE NOT SOLD IN THE CANTEEN, OR

    512ISSUED BY THE INSTITUTION, OR FOR WHICH YOU DO NOT HAVE A SPECIFIC

    525PERMIT AUTHORIZED BY THE INSTITUTION WHERE PRESENTLY HOUSED

    5333-1

    534Possession of or manufacture of weapons, ammunition, or explosives

    54360 DC + All GT

    5483-2

    549Possession of escape paraphernalia

    55360 DC + All GT

    5583-3

    559Possession of narcotics, unauthorized drugs and drug paraphernalia

    56760 DC + 180 GT

    5723-4

    573Trafficking in drugs or unauthorized beverages

    57960 DC + All GT

    5843-5

    585Manufacture of drugs or unauthorized beverages

    59160 DC + 180 GT

    5963-6

    597Possession of unauthorized beverages

    60130 DC + 90 GT

    6063-7

    607Possession of aromatic stimulants or depressants, such as paint thinner, glue, toluene, etc.

    62060 DC + 180 GT

    6253-8

    626Possession of negotiables – unauthorized amounts of cash where cash is permitted, cash where cash is

    642not permitted, other inmate’s canteen coupons, other inmate’s cashless canteen or identification cards or gift certificates, checks, credit cards or any other negotiable item which is not authorized

     

     

    67015 DC + 30 GT

    6753-9

    676Possession of unauthorized or altered identification – driver’s license, Social security card, cashless canteen identification card, etc.

     

    69315 DC + 30 GT

    6983-10

    699Possession of unauthorized clothing or linen – State or personal

    70915 DC + 30 GT

    7143-11

    715Possession of stolen property – State or personal

    72315 DC + 30 GT

    7283-12

    729Possession of any other contraband or transfer of item to another inmate resulting in item becoming contraband

     

    74615 DC + 30 GT

    7513-13

    752Introduction of any contraband

    75660 DC + All GT

    7613-14

    762Unauthorized possession or use of a cellular telephone or any other type of wireless communication device, or any components or peripherals to such devices, including but not limited to SIM cards, Bluetooth items, batteries, and charging devices; any other technology that is found to be in furtherance

    809of possessing or using a communication device prohibited under Section 819944.47(1)(a)6., F.S.

     

     

     

    82160 DC + All GT

    8263-15

    827Possession of gang related paraphernalia or related material, gang symbols, logos, gang colors,

    840drawings, hand signs, or gang related documents

     

    84730 DC + 30 GT

    8523-16

    853Non-death row and/or non-community release program inmates – possession, introduction, or trafficking of tobacco or tobacco-related products such as lighters or cigarette papers.

     

    87630 DC + 60 GT

    8813-17

    882Death row inmates – Possession of tobacco, other than authorized smokeless tobacco, or possession of tobacco-related products intended for use with smoking tobacco such as lighters or cigarette papers; introduction of tobacco or tobacco-related products to non-death row housing or trafficking in such products.

     

     

     

    92630 DC + 60 GT

     

    931SECTION 4 – UNAUTHORIZED AREA

    9364-1

    937Escape or escape attempt

    94160 DC + All GT

    9464-2

    947Unauthorized absence from assigned area, including housing, job or any other assigned or

    960designated area

     

    96230 DC + 60 GT

    9674-3

    968Being in unauthorized area, including housing, job, or any other assigned or designated area

    98215 DC + 30 GT

     

    987SECTION 5 – COUNT PROCEDURE VIOLATIONS

    9935-1

    994Missing count

    99630 DC + 90 GT

    10015-2

    1002Failure to comply with count procedures

    100815 DC + 30 GT

     

    1013SECTION 6 – DISOBEYING ORDERS

    10186-1

    1019Disobeying verbal or written order – any order given to an inmate or inmates by a staff member or other authorized person

     

    104130 DC + 60 GT

    10466-2

    1047Disobeying institutional regulations

    105015 DC + 30 GT

     

    1055SECTION 7 – DESTRUCTION, MISUSE, OR WASTE OF PROPERTY

    10647-1

    1065Destruction of State property or property belonging to another

    107460 DC + All GT

    10797-2

    1080Altering or defacing State property or property belonging to another

    109015 DC + 30 GT

    10957-3

    1096Destruction of State property or property belonging to another due to gross negligence

    110915 DC + 30 GT

    11147-4

    1115Misuse of State property or property belonging to another – use for purpose other than the intended purpose

     

    113315 DC + 30 GT

    11387-5

    1139Willful wasting State property or property belonging to another – any waste of edible or usable property

    115615 DC + 30 GT

    11617-6

    1162Arson or attempted arson

    116660 DC + All GT

     

    1171SECTION 8 – HYGIENE

    11758-1

    1176Failure to maintain personal hygiene or appearance

    118310 DC + 15 GT

    11888-2

    1189Failure to maintain acceptable hygiene or appearance of housing area

    119915 DC + 15 GT

     

    1204SECTION 9 – MISCELLANEOUS INFRACTIONS

    12099-1

    1210Obscene or profane act, gesture, or statement – oral, written, or signified

    122230 DC + 90 GT

    12279-2

    1228Bribery or attempted bribery

    123230 DC + 90 GT

    12379-3

    1238Breaking and entering or attempted breaking

    124430 DC + 90 GT

    12499-4

    1250Attempt, conspiracy, or solicitation to commit any crime or violation of the Rules of Prohibited Conduct

    126630 DC + 90 GT

    12719-5

    1272Theft of property under $50.00 in value

    127930 DC + 60 GT

    12849-6

    1285Bartering with others

    128815 DC + 30 GT

    12939-7

    1294Sex acts or unauthorized physical contact involving inmates

    130230 DC + 90 GT

    13079-9

    1308Tattooing, being tattooed, branding or body art to include body piercing

    131930 DC + 60 GT

    13249-10

    1325Lying to staff member or others in official capacity, or falsifying records

    133760 DC + All GT

    13429-11

    1343Feigning illness or malingering as determined by a physician or medical authority

    135510 DC + 15 GT

    13609-12

    1361Gambling or possession of gambling paraphernalia

    136710 DC + 15 GT

    13729-13

    1373Insufficient work: This constitutes an inmate not working up to expectation, taking into consideration

    1387the inmate’s physical condition, the degree of difficulty of assignment, and the average performance by fellow inmates assigned to the same task

     

     

    140910 DC + 15 GT

    14149-14

    1415Mail regulation violations

    141830 DC + 30 GT

    14239-15

    1424Visiting regulation violations

    142730 DC + 30 GT

    14329-16

    1433Refusing to work or participate in mandatory programs

    144160 DC + 90 GT

    14469-17

    1447Disorderly conduct

    144930 DC + 60 GT

    14549-18

    1455Unauthorized physical contact involving non-inmates

    146060 DC + 90 GT

    14659-19

    1466Presenting false testimony or information before Disciplinary Team, Hearing Officer, or Investigating Officer

     

    147960 DC + All GT

    14849-20

    1485Extortion or attempted extortion

    148960 DC + 60 GT

    14949-21

    1495Fraud or attempted fraud

    149930 DC + 90 GT

    15049-22

    1505Robbery or attempted robbery

    150960 DC + All GT

    15149-23

    1515Theft of property exceeding $50 in value

    152260 DC + All GT

    15279-24

    1528Loaning or borrowing money or other valuables

    153515 DC + 30 GT

    15409-25

    1541Telephone regulation violations

    154430 DC + 30 GT

    15499-26

    1550Refusing to submit to substance abuse testing

    155760 DC + 180 GT

    15629-27

    1563Use of unauthorized drugs – as evidenced by positive results from urinalysis test, or observable behavior

    157960 DC + 180 GT

    15849-28

    1585Canteen Shortage under $50.00

    158930 DC + 60 GT

    15949-29

    1595Canteen Shortage over $50.00

    159960 DC + All GT

    16049-31

    1605Use of Alcohol – as evidenced by positive results from authorized tests, or by observable behavior

    162130 DC + 90 GT

    16269-32

    1627In accordance with Section 1631944.279(1), F.S., 1633is found by the court to have brought a frivolous or malicious suit, action, claim, proceeding orappeal in any court, or to have brought a frivolous or malicious collateral criminal proceeding or is found by the court to have knowingly or with reckless disregard for the truth brought false information or evidence before the court.

     

     

     

    168860 DC + All GT

    16939-33

    1694Tampering with, defeating or depriving staff of any security device. Security devices include: locks; locking devices; electronic detection systems; personal body alarm transmitters and receivers; handheld radios; restraint devices such as handcuffs, waist chains, leg irons and handcuff covers; keys; video and audio monitoring and recording devices; security lighting; weapons; and any other device utilized to ensure the security of the institution.

     

     

     

     

    175660 DC + All GT

    17619-34

    1762Tampering with or defeating any fire or other safety device. Safety devices include: fire, smoke, and carbon dioxide detection devices; alarm systems; fire suppression systems and devices such as fire sprinklers, fire extinguishers, and dry chemical systems; safety and emergency lighting; exit lights; evacuation route and warning placards; self-contained breathing apparatuses; personal protective equipment; first aid kits; eye wash stations; and any other device utilized to ensure the safety of the institution, staff and inmates.

     

     

     

     

    183760 DC + All GT

    18429-35

    1843Establishes or attempts to establish a personal or business relationship with any staff member or volunteer.

    185960 DC + 180 GT

    18649-36

    1865Gang related activities, including recruitment; organizing; display of symbols, groups, or group photos; promotion or participation.

     

    188130 DC + 60 GT

    18869-37

    1887Unauthorized use of or tampering with a computer, computer peripheral device, or any other office equipment. Other office equipment includes copying machines, facsimile machines, postage meters, or any other device utilized in an office or office-like environment.

     

     

    192460 DC + All GT

    19299-38

    1930In accordance with Section 1934817.535(4), F.S., 1936is found by the court to have filed or directed a filer to file, with the intent to defraud or harass another, any instrument containing a materially false, fictitious, or fraudulent statement or representation that purports to affect an owner’s interest in the property described in the instrument.

     

     

     

    198460 DC + All GT

    19899-39

    1990Committing, attempting to commit, conspiring to commit, or soliciting another person to commit an unauthorized or illegal financial transaction.

     

    200960 DC + 90 GT

    20149-40

    2015Possession of any items or materials that can be used to facilitate an unauthorized or illegal financial transaction, including account numbers, passwords, PINs, or other similar items or materials that an inmate is not authorized to possess.

     

     

    205260 DC + 90 GT

     

    2057SECTION 10 – COMMUNITY RELEASE PROGRAM VIOLATIONS – WORK

    2066RELEASE, STUDY RELEASE, FURLOUGH AND VOLUNTEER SERVICE

    207310-1

    2074Failure to directly and promptly proceed to and return from designated area by approved method

    208960 DC + 180 GT

    209410-2

    2095Failure to remain within designated area of release plan

    210430 DC + 60 GT

    210910-3

    2110Failure to return if plan terminated prior to scheduled time

    212030 DC + 30 GT

    212510-4

    2126Making unauthorized contact – personal, telephone, or otherwise – with any individual in behalf of another inmate

     

    214310 DC + 15 GT

    214810-5

    2149Deviating from or changing approved plan without permission

    215710 DC + 15 GT

    216210-6

    2163Making purchase or contract without approval

    216910 DC + 15 GT

    217410-7

    2175Failure to deposit entire earnings – less authorized deductions – each pay period

    218810 DC + 15 GT

    219310-8

    2194Failure to repay advancement of monies as stipulated in the inmate’s financial plan

    220710 DC + 15 GT

    221210-9

    2213Tampering with, damaging, losing, or destroying any electronic monitoring equipment.

    222360 DC + All GT

     

    2228SECTION 11 – SUPERVISED COMMUNITY RELEASE PROGRAM VIOLATIONS

    223611-1

    2237Violation of the terms and conditions of the Supervised Community Release Agreement assignment to a designated facility

    225430 DC + 60 GT + removal from the Supervised Community Release Program and assignment to a designated facility

    227311-2

    2274Absconding from the Supervised Community Release Program

    228160 DC + All GT

    2286Rulemaking Authority 2288944.09 FS. 2290Law Implemented 229220.315, 2293944.09, 2294944.115, 2295944.14, 2296944.279, 2297944.28 FS. 2299History–New 3-12-84, Amended 1-10-85, Formerly 33-22.12, Amended 12-30-86, 9-7-89, 11-22-90, 6-2-94, 10-1-95, 3-24-97, 7-9-98, 8-13-98, Formerly 33-22.012, Amended 9-30-99, 6-7-00, 4-18-02, 10-10-04, 1-9-05, 4-17-05, 6-5-05, 10-27-05, 10-12-06, 11-8-07, 5-18-08, 11-9-08, 5-11-09, 12-12-10, 10-1-11, 6-18-13, 11-14-13, 11-4-14.

     

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