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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 6. Criminal Justice And Corrections
Agency 15. State Board of Local and Regional Jails
Chapter 40. Minimum Standards for Jails and Lockups

6VAC15-40-831. Fee for inmate keep.

If the facility has elected to establish a program to charge a fee for inmate keep, such fee shall be up to, but shall not exceed, the fee stated in the Board of Corrections Model Plan for Payment of Costs Associated with Inmate Keep per § 53.1-131.3 of the Code of Virginia. Written policy, procedure, and practice shall include, at a minimum, the following:

1. Provisions requiring the facility to notify the inmate of such fee in writing upon admission/orientation;

2. Payment and refund procedures;

3. Accounting procedures;

4. Provisions designating which, if any, inmates are exempt;

5. If the release date and the date of arrival are within 24 hours, provisions to charge the inmate only the equivalent of one day's fee; and

6. Whenever an inmate has been charged the fee, provisions specifying that the deduction shall be reflected on the inmate's account.

Statutory Authority

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

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 29, Issue 4, eff. November 22, 2012.

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