RULE 004.00.91-007 - Classification of Inmates

RULE 004.00.91-007. Classification of Inmates

802 Classification of Inmates

I. AUTHORITY:

The authority of the Board of Correction to promulgate this Administrative Regulation is confirmed in Act 50 of 1968, First Extraordinary Session, as amended; and Act 309 of 1991, Regular Session.

II. PURPOSE:

To establish policy to provide for a method of classifying inmates sentenced to the Arkansas Department of Correction, to comply with Arkansas Code 12-29-202, and to ensure a uniform method of awarding meritorious good time pursuant' to the provisions of the Arkansas Codes.

III. APPLICABILITY:

To inmates and department staff.

IV. POLICY:

As defined by this Administrative Regulation, a Classification Committee shall be established for each unit/center. Members of the Committee will be selected by Wardens or Supervisors of the various units/centers. The Classification Committees shall be composed of, but not limited to:

- Unit Warden/Center Supervisor or Assistant Warden (acting as Chairperson)

- Unit Classification Officer or person acting in this capacity as designated by the Warden/Supervisor.

- Security Representative

- Treatment Representative

The Unit Classification Committee shall meet as open as necessary to classify inmates in accordance with guidelines established in the Classification Manual and/or Administrative Directive. Exceptions to these policies must be approved by the Director.

Board of Correction Approval Date: 4/19/91

Attorney General Review Date: 4/19/91

Date Filed Secy, of State: 4/22/91

(4/23/1991)

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