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Unless the context clearly requires otherwise, the definitions in this section apply throughout this chapter.
(1) "Secretary" means the secretary of the department of corrections or the secretary's designees.
(2) "Personal property" or "property" includes both corporeal and incorporeal personal property and includes among others contraband and money.
(3) "Contraband" means all personal property including, but not limited to, alcoholic beverages and other items which a resident of a correctional institution may not have in the resident's possession, as defined in rules adopted by the secretary.
(4) "Money" means all currency, script, personal checks, money orders, or other negotiable instruments.
(5) "Owner" means the inmate, the inmate's legal representative, or any person claiming through or under the inmate entitled to title and possession of the property.
(6) "Unclaimed" means that no owner of the property has been identified or has requested, in writing, the release of the property to themselves nor has the owner of the property designated an individual to receive the property or paid the required postage to effect delivery of the property.
(7) "Inmate" means a person committed to the custody of the department of corrections or transferred from other states or the federal government.
(8) "Institutions" means those facilities set forth in RCW 72.01.050(2) and all community residential programs under the department's jurisdiction operated pursuant to chapter 72.65 RCW.
(9) "Department" means the department of corrections.
(10) "Illegal items" means those items unlawful to be possessed.
(11) "Nonprofit" has the meaning prescribed by state or federal law or rules.
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