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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 6. Criminal Justice and Corrections
Agency 15. Department of Corrections
Chapter 40. Minimum Standards for Jails and Lockups
9/23/2020

6VAC15-40-170. Written Procedures for Accountability of Inmate Participants.

Written procedures shall ensure the accountability of inmate participants and provide for supervision in the community. Such procedures shall include, at a minimum:

1. Provisions for a daily inmate count;

2. Methods for determining and identifying inmates who are authorized to leave the facility;

3. Provisions for a controlled sign-out and sign-in process; and

4. Provisions that require that a minimum of one staff-initiated telephone contact per calendar week and a minimum of one random field visit per month or GPS monitoring shall be used to verify the inmate's location within the community.

Statutory Authority

§§ 53.1-5, 53.1-68, and 53.1-131 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from VR230-30-001 § 4.4; Volume 11, Issue 21, eff. August 10, 1995; amended, Virginia Register Volume 29, Issue 04, eff. November 22, 2012.

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