Utah Admin. Code R251-306-4 - Sponsor Qualifications

Current through Bulletin No. 2021-18, September 15, 2021

(1) Applicants, except spouses, shall be at least 18 years of age;
(2) applicants shall not be approved as sponsors of offenders of the opposite sex without the signed consent of the offender's or the applicant's spouse, or both; this prohibition does not include members of the immediate family;
(3) applicants with a criminal record shall be considered on a case-by-case basis; factors to be considered include:
(a) nature of offenses;
(b) probation or parole officer's comments;
(c) relationship to the resident;
(d) criminal history; and
(e) current involvement in criminal activity;
(4) applicants on probation or parole are required to obtain written permission from their supervising agents; Center staff shall make a notation on the application verifying approval from the supervising agent; and applicants on probation or parole are required to obtain final approval from the Center director/designee; and
(5) a married applicant requesting to sponsor an offender of the opposite sex shall have the signed consent of the applicant's spouse; exceptions are immediate family members.


Utah Admin. Code R251-306-4

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