WAC 137-28-140: Purpose

Link to law: http://apps.leg.wa.gov/wac/default.aspx?cite=137-28-140
Published: 2015

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(Effective until January 8, 2016.)
WAC 137-28-140









Purpose.









The rules in this chapter provide a standardized system to determine whether misconduct by an inmate of an adult correctional institution has occurred, and to provide a system that clearly links an offender's behavior and participation in available education and work programs as determined through classification with the receipt or denial of earned early release time and other privileges.
The rules in this chapter shall not apply to proceedings of the indeterminate sentence review board.
The following rules set forth procedural guidelines. They do not create any procedural or substantive rights in any person, including any liberty interests in time credits, levels of custody, classification status, or other privileges. In accordance with Washington statutes, such matters are governed solely by the discretion of the department of corrections.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 72.01.090. WSR 00-10-079, § 137-28-140, filed 5/2/00, effective 6/2/00; WSR 97-03-041, § 137-28-140, filed 1/10/97, effective 2/4/97. WSR 95-15-044, § 137-28-140, filed 7/13/95, effective 8/15/95.]

(Effective January 8, 2016.)
WAC 137-28-140

Purpose.

The rules in this chapter provide a standardized system to determine whether misconduct by an offender has occurred, and to provide a system that clearly links an offender's behavior and participation in available work, training, education, or other programming as determined through classification with the receipt or denial of earned release time and other privileges as outlined in department policy. The rules in this chapter shall not apply to proceedings of the indeterminate sentence review board. The following rules set forth procedural guidelines. They do not create any procedural or substantive rights in any person, including any liberty interests in time credits, levels of custody, classification status, or other privileges. In accordance with Washington statutes, such matters are governed solely by the discretion of the department of corrections. [Statutory Authority: RCW 72.01.090, 72.65.100, and 72.09.130. WSR 15-20-011, § 137-28-140, filed 9/24/15, effective 1/8/16. Statutory Authority: RCW 72.01.090. WSR 00-10-079, § 137-28-140, filed 5/2/00, effective 6/2/00; WSR 97-03-041, § 137-28-140, filed 1/10/97, effective 2/4/97. WSR 95-15-044, § 137-28-140, filed 7/13/95, effective 8/15/95.]