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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 6. Criminal Justice And Corrections
Agency 35. Department (Board) of Juvenile Justice
Chapter 101. Regulation Governing Juvenile Secure Detention Centers

6VAC35-101-470. Space utilization.

A. Each detention center shall provide for the following:

1. Indoor and outdoor recreation areas;

2. Kitchen facilities and equipment for the preparation and service of meals;

3. Space and equipment for laundry, if laundry is done at the detention center;

4. A designated visiting area that permits informal communication between residents and visitors, including opportunity for physical contact in accordance with written procedures;

5. Storage space for items such as first aid equipment, household supplies, recreational equipment, and other materials;

6. Space for administrative activities including, as appropriate to the program, confidential conversations and the storage of records and materials; and

7. A central medical room with medical examination facilities developed and equipped in consultation with the health authority.

B. If a school programs is operated at the facility, school classrooms shall be designed in consultation with appropriate education authorities to comply with applicable state and local requirements.

C. Spaces or areas may be interchangeably utilized but shall be in functional condition for the designated purposes.

Statutory Authority

§§ 16.1-309.9, 16.1-322.7, and 66-10 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 29, Issue 25, eff. January 1, 2014.

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