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Terms & Conditions
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KRS Chapter 197.00
Terms & Conditions
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.010 Definitions for chapter.
.011 Name of women's institution.
.020 Administrative regulations to be promulgated by Department of Corrections -- Fee for use of medical facilities -- Reimbursement of telehealth consultations -- Use of jail medical facilities by state prisoner governed by KRS 441.045.
.022 Personal attendance of state prisoner in civil action -- Transportation orders -- Payment of costs -- Participation of prisoner in action by alternative methods allowed.
.023 Duty to maintain grievance reports -- Open record -- Content -- Destruction.
.025 Restrictions on access to inmate and facility records -- Appeal procedure -- Restrictions on access to policies and procedure.
.030 Department may contract for construction of railroads on penitentiary property.
.035 Computation of consecutive or concurrent sentence.
.040 Repealed, 1956.
.041 Credit for period confined on reversal and second conviction.
.045 Credit on sentence for prior confinement, educational accomplishment, good behavior, or meritorious service -- Requirement of completion of sex offender treatment program for eligible sexual offenders -- Forfeiture of credit for certain dismissals of inmates' civil actions.
.047 Credit on sentence for work on governmental services program-related project -- Eligibility -- Computation of credit -- Forfeiture of credit.
.050 Warden to inform prisoners of law on escapes.
.055 Education program on AIDS -- Policies for inmates -- Testing program.
.057 Course for inmates on prevention of pediatric abusive head trauma.
.060 Repealed, 1942.
.061 Repealed, 1992.
.065 Classification and segregation of prisoners in penal institutions -- Transfer between institutions.
.070 Employment of prisoners -- Manufacture of clothing -- Industrial training.
.080 Repealed, 1954.
.090 Repealed, 1954.
.100 Repealed, 1954.
.110 Administrative regulations relating to classification, work, and pay of prisoners.
.120 Employment of prisoners by other state agencies -- Restriction.
.130 Prisoners not to be required to work outside prison -- Exceptions.
.140 Prisoners not eligible to be worked outside prison.
.150 Prisoners or dependents to receive compensation for work outside prison -- Prisoners with dependents to have preference.
.160 Governor or his designee to approve contracts.
.170 Release of prisoner -- Parties to be notified -- Means of providing notice -- Posting of notice received by law enforcement officers.
.175 Release of prisoners on first day of month of sentence expiration.
.180 Clothing and transportation to be furnished convict upon release.
.200 Department may establish facilities for manufacture of products for use of governmental agencies.
.210 Purchases of prison-made products by state agencies and political subdivisions.
.220 Priority of state agencies in obtaining prison-made products.
.240 Use of moneys from sale of products.
.250 Contracts for equipment, tools, supplies, and materials.
.260 Repealed, 1968.
.270 Voluntary chaplain program.
.275 Access to religious publications or instructional materials.
Treatment Program for Sexual Offenders
.400 Specialized treatment program for sexual offenders.
.410 Definitions of "sexual offender," "eligible sexual offender," and "department."
.420 Department of Corrections to administer program -- Treatment in inpatient and outpatient environments -- Transfer -- Staff -- Data collection.
.430 Agreements with public or private agencies.
.440 Sexual offender's communications which are privileged.
Privatization of Prisons
.500 Definitions for KRS 197.505 to 197.525.
.505 Privatization of prisons -- Maintenance of designated security level of the facility -- Locations restricted.
.510 Terms of contract -- Budget -- Annual audit -- Space requirements -- Staffing requirements -- Failure to provide required services, products, or facilities.
.515 Performance evaluations.
.520 Experience requirements.
.525 Regulatory authority of department.
.530 Assessment of fine or penalty against private provider -- Notice -- Hearing -- Appeal.
.535 Authority of persons acting as private provider.
.540 Irrevocable letter of credit as substitute for performance bond -- Protection of state's interest in continual level of prison beds.