46.2522 Definitions.

Cite as [A.S.C.A. § 46.2522]

As used in this chapter, unless the context clearly requires otherwise:

(1) “Work release” means the release of an inmate to the community to be employed for wages. Release for employment may be authorized each day between the hours of 6:00 o’clock A.M. and 6:00 o’clock P.M., for a maximum of 6 days per week.

(2) “Educational or vocational release” means the release of an inmate to the community to attend an educational or vocational program sanctioned by the Department of Education. Release for educational purpose may be authorized each day between the hours of 6:00 o’clock A.M. and 6:00 P.M., for a maximum of 6 days per week.

(3) “Funeral release” means the release of an inmate to the community to attend the funeral of an immediate family member. Release to attend such funeral may be authorized between the hours of 6:00 o’clock A.M. and 6:00 o’clock P.M., for a maximum of 2 consecutive days.

(4) “Immediate family member” means an inmate’s parent, spouse, or child.

History: 1999, PL 26-5.