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From the TDCJ website:
The following rules apply to the system:
Phones are available from 7:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m., unless conditions dictate a change. Calls are limited to 15 minutes. You will hear a warning message one minute before being disconnected. Offenders are limited to 500 minutes per month. All calls, except to the Attorney of Record, are subject to monitoring and recording. Calls may only be made to home land line telephone numbers. No calls are allowed to cell phones, internet services, 800 numbers, businesses, pay phones, or international numbers. To receive calls, the telephone number owner must be listed on the offender's Visitors List. Additionally, the name on the Visitors List must match the name on registrant's driver's license or state identification card. Additionally, this information must also be reflected on their telephone listing or bill. To register you will be required to confirm that you: Are the registered owner of the telephone number. Are not registering a wireless number. Agree to allow the offender to call the phone number. Agree to accept financial responsibility for collect calls. Are at least 18 years old. Will not forward calls or make 3-way calls received from the offender.