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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 6. Criminal Justice and Corrections
Agency 15. Department of Corrections
Chapter 70. Standards for Community Residential Programs

6VAC15-70-90. Resident Movement.

A. Resident movement into and out of the facility shall be governed by written procedure. The procedure shall include, at a minimum, a sign-in and sign-out system that includes:

1. Destination and phone number;

2. Reason for signing out;

3. Time and date out;

4. Expected time of return;

5. Resident's signature at time of departure;

6. Staff signature or initials at time of departure;

7. Date of return;

8. Time of return;

9. Resident's signature at time of return; and

10. Staff signature or initials at time of return.

B. Passes and furloughs shall be issued in conformance with Department of Corrections operating procedures.

C. Movement within the facility shall be governed by procedures that provide for:

1. An account of the residents' whereabouts in the facility at all times;

2. A population count, by resident name, conducted by staff three times daily;

3. Visual contact with each resident in the facility during the count; and

4. Count results documented and initialed by staff.

D. Verification of a resident's whereabouts when not in the facility shall be governed by written procedures. The forms of verification may include but not be limited to:

1. Random telephone contacts to the authorized destination;

2. Documentation from authorized destination that includes:

a. Signature of individual visited;

b. Date and time of visit; and

3. Random on-site visits to authorized destination.

Statutory Authority

§ 53.1-5 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from VR230-30-004:1 § 3.3, eff. July 1, 1993; amended, Volume 16, Issue 24, eff. September 17, 2000; Volume 25, Issue 03, eff. November 15, 2008.

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