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Rule §259.714 Segregation

Published: 2015

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(a) Systems shall provide separate cells and day rooms of varying capacities to provide adequate separation of different classifications of male and female inmates as required by Chapter 271 of this title (relating to Classification and Separation of Inmates). (b) Systems shall provide a minimum of 20 separation cells and a sufficient number of single cells with adjacent day rooms to accommodate a total of at least 10% of the capacity. Day rooms provided for these single cells shall be arranged to accommodate no more than 24 inmates. (c) The capacity of each cell and day room shall not exceed 20% of the system's capacity. (d) The total capacity of all dormitory space shall not exceed 40% of the system's capacity.

Source Note: The provisions of this §259.714 adopted to be effective September 2, 1997, 22 TexReg 8405; amended to be effective February 4, 1999, 24 TexReg 591