46.2530 Private detention facility-Halfway house.

Cite as [A.S.C.A. § 46.2530]

When determined by the Commissioner that the circumstances of a rehabilitative release program participant do not require the security of the territorial correctional facility, he may contract with private agencies for the custody and separate care of such places of custody.

(a) The halfway house shall meet the minimum staffing requirements which shall be determined by the Commissioner.

(b) Rules and regulations pertaining to custody and privileges shall be determined by the Commissioner. Halfway house management may establish more stringent rules, but modification of the rules shall first be approved by the Commissioner.

History: 1999, PL 26-5