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PDFWAC 137-79-020


As used in this chapter, the following items shall have the following meanings:
(1) "Secretary" shall mean the secretary of the department of corrections.
(2) "Department" shall mean the department of corrections.
(3) "Inmate" shall mean a person committed to the custody or under the supervision of the department, including but not limited to persons residing in a correctional institution or facility and persons released on furlough, work release, or community custody, and persons received from another state, state agency, county, or federal jurisdiction.
(4) "Sexual intercourse":
(a) Has its ordinary meaning and occurs upon any penetration, however slight; and
(b) Also means any penetration of the vagina or anus however slight, by an object, when committed on one person by another, whether such persons are of the same or opposite sex, except when such penetration is accomplished for medically recognized treatment or diagnostic purposes; and
(c) Also means any act of sexual contact between persons involving the sex organs of one person and the mouth or anus of another whether such persons are of the same or opposite sex.
(5) "Sexual contact" means any touching of the sexual or other intimate parts of a person done for the purpose of gratifying sexual desire of either party or a third party.
(6) "Contractor" includes all subcontractors of a contractor.
(7) "Suspend" shall mean placing the employee on home assignment with pay.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 72.01.090 and 72.09.225. WSR 07-21-142, ยง 137-79-020, filed 10/24/07, effective 11/24/07.]
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