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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 6. Criminal Justice And Corrections
Agency 35. Department (Board) Of Juvenile Justice
Chapter 190. Regulations Governing Juvenile Work and Educational Release Programs
1/16/2022

6VAC35-190-10. Definitions.

Unless the context clearly requires a different understanding, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated when used in this regulation.

"Department" means the Department of Juvenile Justice.

"Educational release program" means a program whereby residents of the department who meet the minimum eligibility criteria and who the director determines may receive substantial benefit from the activity, may be approved to participate in educational or other community activity programs not available within a facility.

"Facility" means a juvenile residential facility or a secure facility defined in § 16.1-228 of the Code of Virginia operated or contracted for by the department, an alternative placement for residents under the direct custody of the department, or a detention home operating a postdispositional detention program serving residents sentenced under subdivision A 16 of § 16.1-278.8 and subdivision B of § 16.1.284.1 of the Code of Virginia.

"Furlough" means a temporary, short-term, authorized absence from a facility for a specific purpose. A furlough extends the physical limits of confinement to include the place or places in the community that the resident is given specific permission to visit.

"Rehabilitative release program" means a program whereby residents of the department who meet the minimum eligibility criteria and who the director determines may receive substantial benefit from the activity, may be approved to participate in rehabilitative release activities or other community activity programs not available within a facility.

"Resident" means an individual, both a juvenile or an adult, who is or was committed to the department pursuant to § 16.1-285.1 or subdivision A 14, A 16, or A 17 of § 16.1-278.8 of the Code of Virginia and is residing in a facility operated or contracted for by the department or placed in a detention home operating a postdispositional detention program pursuant to subdivision A 16 of § 16.1-278.8 and subsection B of § 16.1-284.1 of the Code of Virginia.

"Work release program" means a program whereby residents of the department who meet specified eligibility criteria may be approved for employment for wages by private individuals, corporations, or state or local agencies at places of business, as provided for in §§ 66-25.1:2 and 66-25.1:3 of the Code of Virginia .

Statutory Authority

§§ 66-10 and 66-25.1:3 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 24, Issue 2, eff. October 31, 2007.

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