JUSTICE AND PUBLIC SAFETY CABINET

Department of Corrections

(Amendment)

 

      501 KAR 6:070. Kentucky Correctional Institution for Women.

 

      RELATES TO: KRS Chapters 196, 197, 439

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

      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 division therein. 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 Kentucky Correctional Institution for Women.

 

      Section 1. Incorporation by Reference. (1) "Kentucky Correctional Institution for Women Policies and Procedures," November 25[May 14], 2013, are incorporated by reference. Kentucky Correctional Institution for Women Policies and Procedures include:

 

      KCIW 01-03-01             Communications Between Staff and Inmates (Amended 2/14/13)

      KCIW 01-08-01             News Media Access (Amended 2/14/13)

      KCIW 02-04-01             Accounting Procedures (Amended 2/14/13)

      KCIW 02-05-01             Inmate Canteen and Staff Canteen (Amended 2/14/13)

      KCIW 05-01-01             Outside Consultation, Research and Student Interns (Amended 2/14/13)

      KCIW 06-01-01             Offender Information (Amended 5/14/13)

      KCIW 08-02-01             Fire Safety Practices (Amended 2/14/13)

      KCIW 08-02-02             Fire Evacuation Routes (Amended 11/25/13[2/14/13])

      KCIW 09-01-02             Inmate Move Sheet (Amended 2/14/13)

      KCIW 09-06-04             Regulation of Inmate Movement (Amended 2/14/13)

      KCIW 09-10-01             Pedestrian and Vehicular Traffic (Amended 11/25/2013[Added 2/14/13])

      KCIW 09-10-02             Inmate Entry and Exit Procedure (Amended 5/14/13)

      KCIW 09-11-01             Prohibiting Inmate Authority Over Other Inmates (Amended 2/14/13)

      KCIW 09-12-01             Search Plan (Amended 2/14/13)

      KCIW 09-13-01             Tobacco Free Environment (Amended 11/25/13[2/14/13])

      KCIW 09-13-02             Alcohol Detection (Amended 5/14/13)

      KCIW 10-01-01             Special Management Unit General Operations and Regulations (Amended 11/25/13[5/14/13])

      KCIW 10-01-02             Special Management Unit Status, Placement and Review (Amended 2/14/13)

      KCIW 10-01-04             Death Row (Amended 2/14/13)

      KCIW 11-02-01             Menu Preparation and Special Diets (Amended 2/14/13)

      KCIW 11-03-01             Food Service Operations (Amended 2/14/13)

      KCIW 11-04-01             Health Regulations and General Guidelines for the Food Service Area (Amended 2/14/13)

      KCIW 11-07-01             Special Religious Diets (Amended 2/14/13)

      KCIW 12-01-01             Laundry, Clothing, and Personal Hygiene (Amended 2/14/13)

      KCIW 12-02-01             Pest Control (Amended 2/14/13)

      KCIW 12-04-04             Sanitation Plan (Amended 11/25/13[2/14/13])

      KCIW 13-01-01             Provision of Medical and Dental Care (Amended 11/25/13[5/14/13])

      KCIW 13-01-02             Health Appraisal and Periodic Exams (Amended 2/14/13)

      KCIW 13-01-03             Pharmaceutical Services (Amended 11/25/13[2/14/13])

      KCIW 13-02-01             Family Notification (Amended 5/14/13)

      KCIW 13-03-01             Emergency Care (Amended 2/14/13)

      KCIW 13-03-02             Convalescent and Chronic Care (Amended 2/14/13)

      KCIW 13-04-02             Psychiatric and Psychological Services (Amended 2/14/13)

      KCIW 13-07-01             Detoxification and Alcohol or Chemical Dependency (Amended 2/14/13)

      KCIW 13-09-01             Suicide Prevention and Intervention Program (Amended 2/14/13)

      KCIW 13-09-02             Inmate Observer Program (Amended 2/14/13)

      KCIW 13-13-01             Health Care Records (Amended 11/25/13[5/14/13])

      KCIW 13-14-01             Health Services (Amended 2/14/13)

      KCIW 13-14-02             Operational Guidelines for the Mental Health Area of the Lonnie Watson Center (Amended 11/25/2013[Added 2/14/13])

      KCIW 13-14-04             Injury Prevention (Added 2/14/13)

      KCIW 14-02-01             Access to Legal Resources and Services (Amended 2/14/13)

      KCIW 15-06-01             Restriction Guidelines (Amended 2/14/13)

      KCIW 16-01-01             Inmate Correspondence (Amended 2/14/13)

      KCIW 16-02-01             Access to Telephones (Amended 2/14/13)

      KCIW 16-03-01             Inmate Visiting (Amended 5/14/13)

      KCIW 16-05-01             Inmate Packages (Amended 2/14/13)

      KCIW 17-01-01             Assessment Center Operations and Programs (Amended 5/14/13)

      KCIW 17-02-01             Admission Procedure (Amended 2/14/13)

      KCIW 17-05-01             Inmate Personal Property (Amended 5/14/13)

      KCIW 18-01-01             Inmate Classification (Amended 11/25/13[2/14/13])

      KCIW 18-01-03             Honor Program (Amended 2/14/13)

      KCIW 18-05-01             Special Needs Inmates (Amended 11/25/13[2/14/13])

      KCIW 19-01-01             Inmate Work and Program Assignments (Amended 2/14/13)

      KCIW 19-02-01             Governmental Services (Amended 2/14/13)

      KCIW 19-03-01             Landscape and Maintenance Work Details (Amended 2/14/13)

      KCIW 19-04-01             Correctional Industries (Amended 2/14/13)

      KCIW 20-01-01             Education Programs (Amended 11/25/13[2/14/13])

      KCIW 21-01-01             Library Services (Amended 11/25/13[5/14/13])

      KCIW 22-01-01             Recreation and Inmate Activity (Amended 11/25/13[2/14/13])

      KCIW 22-01-02             Arts and Crafts Program (Amended 2/14/13)

      KCIW 22-01-04             Inmate Club Activities (Amended 11/25/13[5/14/13])

      KCIW 23-01-01             Religious Services (Amended 2/14/13)

      KCIW 24-01-01             Social Services Program (Amended 2/14/13)

      KCIW 24-02-01             Substance Abuse Program (Amended 2/14/13)

      KCIW 25-02-01             Temporary Release and Community Release (Amended 5/14/13)

      KCIW 25-03-01             Funeral Home Visit or Bedside Visit (Amended 2/14/13)

      KCIW 26-01-01             Volunteer Service Program (Amended 2/14/13)

      (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.

 

LADONNA H. THOMPSON, Commissioner

      APPROVED BY AGENCY: November 18, 2013

      FILED WITH LRC: November 25, 2013 at 2 p.m.

      PUBLIC HEARING AND PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD: A public hearing on this administrative regulation shall be held on January 21, 2013 at 9:00 a.m. at the Justice and Public Safety Cabinet, 125 Holmes Street, Frankfort, Kentucky 40601. Individuals interested in being heard at this hearing shall notify this agency in writing five workdays prior to the hearing of their intent to attend. If no notification of intent to attend the hearing is received by that date, the hearing may be canceled. This hearing is open to the public. Any person who wishes to be heard will be given an opportunity to comment on the proposed administrative regulation. A transcript of the public hearing will not be made unless a written request for a transcript is made. If you do not wish to be heard at the public hearing, you may submit written comments on the proposed administrative regulation. Written comments shall be accepted until January 31, 2013. Send written notification of intent to be heard at the public hearing or written comments on the proposed administrative regulation to the contact person.

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

 

REGULATORY IMPACT ANALYSIS AND TIERING STATEMENT

 

Contact Person: Amy Barker

      (1) Provide a brief summary of:

      (a) What this administrative regulation does: This regulation incorporates by reference the policies and procedures governing the Kentucky Correctional Institution for Women including the rights and responsibilities of employees and the inmate population.

      (b) The necessity of this administrative regulation: To conform to the requirements of KRS 196.035, 197.020, and to meet ACA requirements.

      (c) How this administrative regulation conforms to the content of the authorizing statues: The regulation governs the operations of the Kentucky Correctional Institution for Women.

      (d) How this administrative regulation currently assists or will assist in the effective administration of the statutes: The regulation and material incorporated by reference provide direction and information to employees and the inmate population concerning employee duties, inmate responsibilities, and the procedures that govern operations of the institution.

      (2) If this is an amendment to an existing administrative regulation, provide a brief summary of:

      (a) How the amendment will change this existing administrative regulation: The amendment brings the policies and procedures of the Kentucky Correctional Institution for Women into compliance with American Correctional Association standards and updates current practices for the facility.

      (b) The necessity of the amendment to this administrative regulation: To conform to the requirements of KRS 196.035 and 197.020.

      (c) How the amendment conforms to the content of the authorizing statutes: It permits the Commissioner or her authorized representative to implement or amend practices or procedures to ensure the safe and efficient operation of the Kentucky Correctional Institution for Women.

      (d) How the amendment will assist in the effective administration of the statutes: The amendment provides staff, inmates and visitors information concerning the effective and orderly management of the institution.

      (3) List the type and number of individuals, businesses, organizations, or state and local governments affected by this administrative regulation: This affects the Kentucky Correctional Institution for Women 220 employees and 650 inmates, and all visitors to KCIW.

      (4) Provide an analysis of how the entities identified in question (3) will be impacted by either the implementation of this administrative regulation, if new, or by the change, if it is an amendment, including:

      (a) List the actions that each of the regulated entities identified in question (3) will have to take to comply with this administrative regulation or amendment: Staff, inmates, volunteers, and visitors will have to follow the changes made in the policies and procedures. They will have to change their actions to comply with any operational changes made by this regulation.

      (b) In complying with this administrative regulation or amendment, how much will it cost each of the entities identified in question (3): An increase in cost is not anticipated to the entities from the changes in operations made in the amendments since they do not have related costs.

      (c) As a result of compliance, what benefits will accrue to the entities identified in question (3): The operational changes will assist in the effective and orderly management of the penal institution.

      (5) Provide an estimate of how much it will cost to implement this administrative regulation:

      (a) Initially: No additional cost is anticipated.

      (b) On a continuing basis: No additional cost is anticipated.

      (6) What is the source of funding to be used for the implementation and enforcement of this administrative regulation: Kentucky Correctional Institution for Women budgeted funds.

      (7) Provide an assessment of whether an increase in fees or funding will be necessary to implement this administrative regulation, if new, or by the change, if it is an amendment: No increase in fees or funding is anticipated.

      (8) State whether or not this administrative regulation establishes any fees or directly or indirectly increases any fees: The regulation does not establish any fee.

      (9) TIERING: Is tiering applied? No. Tiering was not appropriate in this administrative regulation because the administrative regulation applies equally to all those individuals or entities regulated by it.

 

FISCAL NOTE ON STATE OR LOCAL GOVERNMENT

 

      (1) What units, parts, or divisions of state or local government (including cities, counties, fire departments, or school districts) will be impacted by this administrative regulation? The Kentucky Correctional Institution for Women

      (2) Identify each state or federal statute or federal regulation that requires or authorizes the action taken by the administrative regulation. KRS 196.035, 197.020

      (3) Estimate the effect of this administrative regulation on the expenditures and revenues of a state or local government agency (including cities, counties, fire departments, or school districts) for the first full year the administrative regulation is to be in effect.

      (a) How much revenue will this administrative regulation generate for the state or local government (including cities, counties, fire departments, or school districts) for the first year? The amendments to this regulation do not create any revenue for the Kentucky Correctional Institution for Women.

      (b) How much revenue will this administrative regulation generate for the state or local government (including cities, counties, fire departments, or school districts) for subsequent years? The amendments to this regulation do not create any revenue for the Kentucky Correctional Institution for Women.

      (c) How much will it cost to administer this program for the first year? No new programs were created. The amendments to this regulation impact how the institution operates, but do not increase costs from what was previously budgeted to the Department of Corrections.

      (d) How much will it cost to administer this program for subsequent years? The amendments to this regulation impact how the institution operates, but are not expected to increase costs from what will be budgeted to the Department of Corrections.

      Note: If specific dollar estimates cannot be determined, provide a brief narrative to explain the fiscal impact of the administrative regulation.

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      Expenditures (+/-):

      Other Explanation: