TITLE 59: MENTAL HEALTH
CHAPTER I: DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES
PART 299 SEXUALLY VIOLENT PERSONS
SECTION 299.700 SECURE MANAGEMENT STATUS CONFINEMENT STANDARDS
Section 299.700 Secure Management Status Confinement Standards
Standards for living conditions in secure management status confinement shall include the following provisions:
a) Residents in secure management status confinement shall be permitted personal property as allowed and ordered by the Program Director for safety and security reasons.
b) Commissary privileges comparable to those applicable to the general population shall be allowed, except for restrictions on certain items that may be ordered by the Program Director for safety and security reasons.
c) Residents in secure management status confinement shall receive food comparable to that provided to the general population.
d) Visits shall be permitted as approved by the Program Director after considering safety and security concerns.
e) Medical personnel shall visit the secure management status confinement area to screen requests for medical attention, and a physician or psychiatrist shall visit the area on a weekly basis.
f) A chaplain designated by the Program Director shall visit the secure management status confinement area when a chaplain is present on institutional grounds, when possible, but not less than once a week.
g) Each resident in secure management status confinement shall be contacted by a primary therapist at least every week or more often if clinically warranted.
h) Continued involvement in programs may be permitted on an individual basis, as approved by the Program Director.
i) Residents shall be afforded the opportunity for a minimum of one hour exercise outside their cells per week. However, out of cell exercise may be temporarily restricted or suspended, unless medically contraindicated, if the Program Director determines the activity to be a threat to the safety and security of the facility or any person.
j) Residents in secure management status confinement shall have the same mail privileges as those provided for other residents.
k) Residents in secure management status confinement shall be permitted reading materials.