Kan. Admin. Regs. § 44-1-102 - News media and public information

(a) Each institutional director and each facility supervisor shall promulgate orders to establish the methods and system of dealing with the news media and public information for their institution or facility. Such order shall assure the efficient flow of accurate information to the public under circumstances consistent with and in a manner conducive to safety, security, and the recognition of the right to privacy.
(b) News media representatives may visit a correctional institution or facility with permission of the principal administrator. The use of the facility, personnel, inmates, or records in connection with the making of motion pictures, television documentaries and the writing of books, magazine articles, and syndicated columns shall not be made without the written approval of the secretary of corrections. Interviewing and photographing an inmate shall be allowed only with the inmate's written consent and liability waiver.
(c) Correspondence between the media and inmates is subject to the same guidelines and restrictions as are applicable to general correspondence and mail as established by the regulations of the secretary and the general orders of the institutional director or facility supervisor.


Kan. Admin. Regs. § 44-1-102
Authorized by K.S.A. 75-5251, K.S.A. 1979 Supp. 75-5205, 75-5210, 75-5210(d) and (f); effective May 1, 1980.

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