501 KAR 2:020. Definitions for 501 KAR Chapter 2.

 

      RELATES TO: KRS 532.060, 532.100

      STATUTORY AUTHORITY: KRS 196.035, 197.020, 532.100

      NECESSITY, FUNCTION, AND CONFORMITY: KRS 532.100(4) requires the Department of Corrections to house qualifying Class D and Class C felons in county jails and promulgate administrative regulations establishing required programs for the jails where they are housed. This administrative regulation establishes the definitions used in 501 KAR Chapter 2, which implements the required housing program.

 

      Section 1. Definitions. (1) "Assessment and Classification Center" or "AC Center" means the units at Roederer Correctional Complex and Kentucky Correctional Institution for Women that initially receive all convicted felons, except for those sentenced to the death penalty, who are committed to the Kentucky Department of Corrections.

      (2) "Class C felon" means an inmate convicted of a Class C felony that meets the requirements established in KRS 532.100(4)(c)1.

      (3) "Class D felon" means an inmate convicted of a Class D felony that meets the requirements established in KRS 532.100(4)(a), (b), or (c).

      (4) "Classification branch manager" means the Department of Corrections employee who approves inmates for placement in jails and in halfway house facilities throughout the state and oversees the prerelease programs.

      (5) "Close custody" means that the inmate meets the requirements for that classification level established in the Department of Corrections Classification Manual, incorporated by reference in 501 KAR 6:080.

      (6) "Community custody" means that the inmate meets the requirements for that classification level established in the Department of Corrections Classification Manual, incorporated by reference in 501 KAR 6:080.

      (7) "Controlled intake inmate" means a convicted felon who is entering into the Kentucky Adult Correctional System.

      (8) "Department" is defined by KRS 441.005(5).

      (9) "Educational good time" means a credit on an inmate’s sentence for an educational accomplishment pursuant to KRS 197.045(1)(a)2.

      (10) "Escape" is defined by KRS 520.010(5).

      (11) "Jail" means a jail as defined by KRS 441.005(1) or a regional jail as defined KRS 441.005(7).

      (12) "Jail administrator" means the official appointed by a regional jail authority and charged with the responsibility of administering the regional jail.

      (13) "Jail personnel" is defined by KRS 441.005(6).

      (14) "Jailer" means:

      (a) The official duly elected or appointed pursuant to Section 99 or 152 of the Kentucky Constitution, charged with the responsibility of administering the jail;

      (b) A department as defined by KRS 67B.020(1); or

      (c) A correctional services division as described by KRS 67A.028.

      (15) "KOMS" means Kentucky Offender Management System.

      (16) "Maximum custody" means that the inmate meets the requirements for that classification level established in the Department of Corrections Classification Manual, incorporated by reference in 501 KAR 6:080.

      (17) "Medium custody" means that the inmate meets the requirements for that classification level established in the Department of Corrections Classification Manual, incorporated by reference in 501 KAR 6:080.

      (18) "Meritorious good time" means a credit on an inmate’s sentence pursuant to KRS 197.045(1)(b)2.

      (19) "Minimum custody" means that the inmate meets the requirements for that classification level established in the Department of Corrections Classification Manual, incorporated by reference in 501 KAR 6:080.

      (20) "Qualified inmate" means an inmate that may be housed in county jails electing to house state inmates as described in KRS 532.100(4).

      (21) "Restricted custody" means that the inmate meets the requirements for that subcategory of the minimum custody classification level established in the Department of Corrections Classification Manual, incorporated by reference in 501 KAR 6:080.

      (22) "Statutory good time" means a credit on an inmate’s sentence pursuant to KRS 197.045(1)(b)1.

      (23) "Waiver" means that the department has granted the county an exemption from housing any Class D or Class C felons in its county jail pursuant to KRS 532.100. (19 Ky.R. 1488; Am. 1745; eff. 2-8-1993; 22 Ky.R. 340; 905; eff. 11-6-1995; 27 Ky.R. 2890; 3243; eff. 6-8-2001; 34 Ky.R. 1161; 1952; eff. 3-7-2008; 37 Ky.R. 2929; 38 Ky.R. 566; eff. 10-7-2011; 42 Ky.R. 1928; 2331; eff. 3-4-2016.)