Ga. Comp. R. & Regs. R. 125-1-2-.01 - General

Current through Rules and Regulations filed through April 4, 2022

The Department of Corrections shall administer the supervision of probationers (O.C.G.A. 48-8-72), the State's Correctional Institutions, the Department's rehabilitative program, (O.C.G.A. 42-5-57), and the Youthful Offender Division (O.C.G.A 42-7-3).

(a) Board policy and rules shall be promulgated and, upon approval by the Board, distributed to all affected elements.
(b) Departmental procedures shall be developed and disseminated for the guidance of those concerned with the implementation of Board policy and rules.
1. The Commissioner or his designee may designate certain Standard Operating Procedures and Facility Local Policy as sealed and not subject to disclosure to the public pursuant to O.C.G.A. 50-18-70. A record may be sealed when the Commissioner or his designee determines that, in balancing the interest of the public, disclosure would endanger the life or physical safety of any person or persons. When such record is sealed no employee of the Department may release to any member of the public, including inmate, the contents of the sealed record except as the Commissioner or his designee may authorize.
(c) Each organizational unit, institution facility, and office shall prepare nd issue whatever supplementary guidance or local interpretations are required. Such guidance shall conform to the Law, Board policy, Board rules and regulations, Commissioner's directives, and management practices and procedures provided by the Department of Corrections.


Ga. Comp. R. & Regs. R. 125-1-2-.01
Ga. Constitution 1983, Art. XI, Sec. I, Par. (b); Ga. L. 1956, pp. 161, 170; 1969, p. 598; 1956, pp. 161, 174 (O.C.G.A. 42-2-11); Ga. L. 1970, pp. 318, 119 (O.C.G.A. 42-5-53); Ga. L. 1972, p. 838 (O.C.G.A 42-10-2); Ga. L. 1975, p. 488 (O.C.G.A. 42-5-60); Ga. L. 1978, pp. 1647, 1648-2 (O.C.G.A 42-2-11); Ga. L. 1983, p. 507 (O.C.G.A. 42-2-2).
Rule entitled "General," filed as Rule 415-1-2-.01 on November 14, 1984; effective December 4, 1984, renumbered as Rule 125-1-2-.01. Filed June 28, 1985; effective July 20, 1985, as specified by the Agency. Amended: F. Feb. 5, 1993; eff. Feb. 25, 1993.

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