subchapter 12F – Religious practice
section .0100 – islamic services and practices
14B NCAC 12F .0101 ADVISORY COMMITTEE ON RELIGIOUS
MINISTRY IN PRISONS
(a) General. The Secretary of Correction hereby
establishes the Advisory Committee on Religious Ministry in Prisons for the
purpose of serving as a resource for the expansion and strengthening of
chaplaincy services and religious activities within the Division of Prisons.
Committee activities shall be governed by the rules and regulations promulgated
by the Department of Correction. The Committee shall report to the Director of
(1) Recommendation for appointment will be made
by the appropriate person or agency responsible for prison ministry in each
recognized judicatory and will be forwarded through the chain of command for
review by the Director of Prisons. The list of nominees will be submitted to
the Secretary for consideration.
(2) The Secretary shall appoint committee
members to staggered three-year terms. Committee appointments will be made
annually, with appointments effective January 1 of each year. When unscheduled
vacancies occur, new appointees will serve the unexpired term of the council
member being replaced, and may be eligible for reappointment to a full term.
(3) Committee membership is interfaith and
interdenominational, comprised of representatives from each recognized
(4) The Secretary may remove any committee
member for misfeasance, malfeasance, or nonfeasance.
(c) Ex-Officio Members.
(1) The Chief of Program Services will serve as
the liaison between the Advisory Committee and the Director of Prisons.
(2) A representative(s) from the Division of
Prisons funded chaplains will attend all meetings of the Advisory Committee.
The Chaplain representative(s) will be elected by the large body of funded
chaplains to serve a two-year term.
(3) The Coordinator of Chaplaincy Services will
attend all meetings and his office will be responsible for providing clerical
assistance to the Committee. The coordinator will represent the Chief of
Program Services in his absence. The Chaplaincy Secretary will attend all
meetings to serve as recording secretary, and shall be responsible for
distributing minutes to all appropriate individuals, including all state-funded
(d) By-Laws. The Committee shall adopt standard by-laws.
Issues not addressed by the standard by-laws are reserved to the discretion of
the Committee to be resolved in accordance with state law and with agency rules
History Note: Authority G.S. 143B-10; 148-11;
Eff. April 1, 1990;
Transferred from 05 NCAC 02H .0106 Eff. June 1, 2013.