Mich. Admin. Code R. 791.6614 - Noncontact visitation

Current through Vol. 22-05, April 1, 2022

Rule 614.

(1) Visits by members of the public with prisoners who are classified to security levels V, VI, and segregation and who are housed in an institution or housing unit of that security level may be limited to noncontact visits, except that a contact visit between a prisoner and his or her attorney shall be allowed if requested by the attorney, except as provided in subrule (2) of this rule.
(2) Visits by members of the public with prisoners who are housed in any security level may be limited to noncontact visits for any of the following reasons:
(a) A search of the visitor pursuant to the provisions of R 791.2210 cannot be conducted due to the presence of a cast, prosthetic device, oxygen tank, or any medically required device.
(b) A prisoner is being monitored for suicidal behavior and noncontact visiting is determined by the warden to be necessary to ensure the prisoner's physical safety.
(c) It is determined by the warden, based on a review of a hearing officer's finding of guilt of a major misconduct charge or upholding of a visitor restriction, that a prisoner or visitor demonstrates unmanageable behavior that is related to contact visiting.
(d) A prisoner is found guilty of a major misconduct violation of substance abuse.
(3) Notwithstanding the provisions of subrules (1) and (2) of this rule, contact visits between a prisoner and staff from the office of the legislative corrections ombudsman shall be allowed if requested by the ombudsman's staff member.

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Mich. Admin. Code R. 791.6614
1992 AACS; 1995 AACS

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