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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 6. Criminal Justice and Corrections
Agency 20. Department of Criminal Justice Services
Chapter 70. Rules Relating to Compulsory Minimum Training Standards for Noncustodial Employees of the Department of Corrections
1/27/2020

6VAC20-70-60. Approved Training Schools.

A. Noncustodial employees training schools must be approved by the department prior to the first scheduled class. Approval is requested by making application to the director on forms provided by the department. The director may approve those schools which on the basis of curricula, instructors, facilities, and examinations, provide the required minimum training. One application for all mandated training shall be submitted prior to the beginning of each fiscal year. A curriculum listing the subject matter, instructors, dates and times for the entire proposed training session shall be submitted to the department 30 days prior to the beginning of each proposed session. An exemption to the 30 day requirement may be waived for good cause shown by the school director.

B. Each school director will be required to maintain a current file of all current lesson plans and supporting material for each subject contained in the compulsory minimum training standards.

C. Schools which are approved will be subject to inspection and review by the director or staff, or both.

D. The department may suspend the approval of an approved training school upon written notice, which shall contain the reason(s) upon which the suspension is based, to the school's director. The school's director may request a hearing before the director or his designee. The request shall be in writing and must be received by the department within 15 days of the date of the notice of suspension. The school's director may appeal the decision of the director or his designee to the board. Such request shall be in writing and must be received by the board within 15 days of the date of the decision of the director or his designee.

E. The department may revoke the approval of an approved training school upon written notice, which shall contain the reason(s) upon which the revocation is based, to the school's director. The school's director may request a hearing before the director or his designee. The request shall be in writing and must be received by the department within 15 days of the date of the notice of revocation. The school's director may appeal the decision of the director or his designee to the board. Such request shall be in writing and must be received by the board within 15 days of the date of the decision of the director or his designee.

Statutory Authority

§ 9.1-102 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from VR240-01-11 § 6, eff. July 1, 1987.

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