JUSTICE AND PUBLIC SAFETY CABINET

Department of Corrections

(As Amended at ARRS, November 7, 2016)

 

      501 KAR 6:020. Corrections policies and procedures.

 

      RELATES TO: KRS Chapters 196, 197, 439

      STATUTORY AUTHORITY: KRS 196.035, 197.020, 439.470, 439.590, 439.640, 532.260

      NECESSITY, FUNCTION, AND CONFORMITY: KRS 196.035, 197.020, 439.470, 439.590, and 439.640 authorize the Justice and Public Safety Cabinet and Department of Corrections to promulgate administrative regulations necessary and suitable for the proper administration of the department or any of its divisions. These policies and procedures are incorporated by reference in order to comply with the accreditation standards of the American Correctional Association. This administrative regulation establishes the policies and procedures for the Department of Corrections.

 

      Section 1. Incorporation by Reference. (1) "Department of Corrections Policies and Procedures," November 7[October 14][August 12][June 14], 2016, are incorporated by reference. Department of Corrections Policies and Procedures include:

1.2         News Media (Amended 6/10/14)

1.4         The Monitoring and Operation of Private Prisons (Amended 5/15/08)

2.1         Inmate Canteen (Amended 2/26/16)

2.12       Abandoned Inmate Funds (Amended 2/26/16)

3.1         Code of Ethics (Amended 12/10/13)

3.5         Sexual Harassment and Anti-Harassment (Amended 12/10/13)

3.9         Student Intern Placement Procedure[Program] (Amended 11/7/16[8/12/16][Added 9/13/2010])

3.10       Appearance and Dress for Nonuniformed Staff (Amended 9/13/10)

3.11       Drug Free Workplace Employee Drug Testing (Amended 12/10/13)

3.14       Employee Time and Attendance Requirements (Amended 6/14/16)

3.17       Uniformed Employee Dress Code (Amended 2/26/16)

3.22       Staff Sexual Offenses (Amended 12/10/13)

3.23       Internal Affairs Investigation (Added 8/25/09)

5.1         Research and Survey Projects (Amended 12/10/13)

5.3         Program Evaluation and Measurement (Amended 6/9/15)

6.1         Open Records Law (Amended 5/14/07)

6.2         Inmate Record (Added 11/7/16[8/12/16])

8.2         Fire Safety (Amended 3/14/14)

8.7         Notification of Extraordinary Occurrence (Amended 3/14/14)

9.4         Transportation of Inmates to Funerals or Bedside Visits (Amended 6/9/15)

9.6         Contraband (Amended 2/26/16)

9.8         Search Policy (Amended 5/13/14)

9.13       Transport to Court - Civil Action (Amended 07/09/07)

9.18       Informants (Amended 9/13/10)

9.19       Found Lost or Abandoned Property (Amended 10/14/05)

10.2       Special Management Inmates (Amended 2/26/16)

10.3       Safekeepers and Contract Prisoners (Amended 9/15/04)

11.2       Dietary Procedures and Compliance (Amended 3/14/14)

11.4       Alternative Dietary Patterns (Amended 3/14/14)

13.1       Pharmacy Policy and Formulary (Amended 1/15/15)

13.2       Health Maintenance Services (Amended 2/26/16)

13.3       Medical Alert System (Amended 3/14/14)

13.5       Advance Healthcare Directives (Amended 6/14/16)

13.6       Sex Offender Treatment Program (Amended 11/7/16[8/12/16][5/15/08])

13.7       Involuntary Psychotropic Medication (Amended 10/14/05)

13.8       Substance Abuse Program (Amended 10/12/12)

13.9       Dental Services (Amended 10/14/05)

13.10     Serious Infectious Disease (Amended 3/14/14)

13.11     Do Not Resuscitate Order (Amended 8/9/05)

13.12     Suicide Prevention and Intervention Program (Added 8/25/09)

13.13     Behavioral[Mental] Health Services (Amended 11/7/16[10/14/16][8/12/16][6/9/15])

13.15     Inmate Observer Program (Added 8/12/16)

14.1       Investigation of Missing Inmate Property (Amended 10/14/05)

14.2       Personal Hygiene Items (Amended 8/20/13)

14.3       Marriage of Inmates (Amended 2/26/16)

14.4       Legal Services Program (Amended 3/14/14)

14.5       Board of Claims (Amended 10/14/05)

14.6       Inmate Grievance Procedure (Amended 6/14/16)

14.7       Sexual Abuse Prevention and Intervention Programs (Amended 6/14/16)

15.1       Hair, Grooming, and ID Card Standards (Amended 8/12/16[1/15/15])

15.2       Rule Violations and Penalties (Amended 8/12/16[6/14/16])

15.3       Meritorious Good Time (Amended 11/7/16[8/12/16][12/13/05])

15.4       Program Credit (Amended 6/12/12)

15.5       Restoration of Forfeited Good Time (Amended 2/26/16)

15.6       Adjustment Procedures and Programs (Amended 11/7/16[8/12/16][3/14/14])

15.7       Inmate Accounts (Amended 10/14/16[1/15/15])

15.8       Unauthorized Substance Abuse Testing (Amended 10/14/05)

16.1       Inmate Visits (Amended 10/12/12)

16.2       Inmate Correspondence (Amended 11/7/16[10/14/16][8/12/16][1/15/15])

16.3       Inmate Access to Telephones (Amended 10/12/12)

16.4       Inmate Packages (Amended 8/12/16[1/15/15])

16.5       Video Visitation (Added 8/12/16)

17.1       Inmate Personal Property (Amended 6/14/16)

17.2       Assessment Center Operations (Amended 6/9/15)

17.3       Controlled Intake of Inmates (Amended 3/14/14)

17.4       Administrative Remedies: Sentence Calculations (Amended 8/12/16[4/10/06])

18.1       Classification of the Inmate (Amended 1/15/15)

18.2       Central Office Classification Committee (Amended 8/20/13)

18.3       Confinement of Youthful Offenders (Added 6/9/15)

18.5       Custody and Security Guidelines (Amended 6/14/16)

18.7       Transfers (Amended 5/13/16)

18.9       Out-of-state Transfers (Amended 2/26/16)

18.11     Placement for Mental Health Treatment in CPTU or PCU (Amended 6/14/16)

18.12     Referral Procedure for Inmates Adjudicated Guilty But Mentally Ill (Amended 2/15/06)

18.13     Population Categories (Amended 2/26/16)

18.15     Protective Custody (Amended 2/26/16)

18.16     Information to the Parole Board (Effective 3/14/14)

18.17     Interstate Agreement on Detainers (Amended 07/09/07)

18.18     International Transfer of Inmates (Amended 5/14/07)

19.1       Governmental Services Program (Amended 10/12/12)

19.2       Sentence Credit for Work (Amended 2/26/16)

19.3       Inmate Wage/Time Credit Program (Amended 1/15/15)

20.1       Educational Programs and Educational Good Time (Amended 8/25/09)

21.1       Library Services (Added 3/14/14)

22.1       Privilege Trips (Amended 10/14/05)

22.2       Recreation and Inmate Activities (Added 3/14/14)

23.1       Religious Programs (Amended 8/12/16[8/20/13])

25.2       Public Official Notification of Release of an Inmate (Amended 10/14/05)

25.3       Prerelease Program (Effective 11/15/06)

25.4       Institutional Inmate Furloughs (Amended 07/09/07)

25.6       Community Service Center Program and Jail Placement (Amended 11/7/16[8/12/16][07/09/07])

25.10     Administrative Release of Inmates (Amended 8/12/16[11/9/10])

25.11     Victim Services Notification (Amended 8/25/09)

25.12     Home Incarceration Program (Added 8/12/16)

26.1       Citizen Involvement and Volunteer Service Program (Amended 10/12/12)

      (2) This material may be inspected, copied, or obtained, subject to applicable copyright law, at the Justice and Public Safety Cabinet, Office of Legal Services, 125 Holmes Street, 2nd Floor, Frankfort, Kentucky 40601, phone (502) 564-3279, fax (502) 564-6686, Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

 

RODNEY BALLARD, Commissioner

      APPROVED BY AGENCY: October 10, 2016

      FILED WITH LRC: October 14, 2016 at 11 a.m.

      CONTACT PERSON: Amy V. Barker, Assistant General Counsel, Justice & Public Safety Cabinet, 125 Holmes Street, Frankfort, Kentucky 40601, phone (502) 564-3279, fax (502) 564-6686, email Justice.RegsContact@ky.gov.