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PDFWAC 137-52-020


(1) An escorted leave shall be authorized only for trips within the boundaries of the state of Washington.
(2) The duration of an escorted leave to the bedside of a seriously ill member of the incarcerated individual's immediate family or attendance at a funeral shall not exceed forty-eight hours unless otherwise approved by the superintendent.
(3) The duration of escorted leaves granted for reasons other than those mentioned in WAC 137-52-015(2) shall not exceed the normal work day (eight hours) with the exception of extended medical treatment requiring placement at a local hospital.
(4) The incarcerated individual shall be in the visual or auditory contact of an approved correctional staff member at all times and shall be considered under the custody of the superintendent.
(5) The incarcerated individual shall be housed in a city or county jail or state institution at all times when not in transit or actually engaged in the activity for which the escorted leave was granted.
(6) An agreement for reimbursement for expenses not to be paid by the state and escort arrangements must be established in advance of the requested date of escorted leave.
(7) County and city law enforcement agencies with jurisdiction in the area of the incarcerated individual's destination shall be notified by the superintendent before allowing any escorted leave of absence under RCW 72.01.375.
[WSR 20-15-098, § 137-52-020, filed 7/15/20, effective 8/14/20. Statutory Authority: RCW 72.01.380. WSR 85-07-042 (Order 85-07), § 137-52-020, filed 3/19/85. Formerly WAC 275-85-020.]
Reviser's note: Under RCW 34.05.030 (1)(c), as amended by section 103, chapter 288, Laws of 1988, the above section was not adopted under the Administrative Procedure Act, chapter 34.05 RCW, but was published in the Washington State Register and codified into the Washington Administrative Code exactly as shown by the agency filing with history notes added by the code reviser's office.
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