Corrections - Administration - Release

Published: 1993-12-31

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R251. Corrections, Administration.
R251-712. Release.
R251-712-1. Authority and Purpose.
(1) This rule is authorized under Sections 63G-3-201, 64-13-7 and 64-13-10, of the Utah Code.
(2) The purpose of this rule is to provide the Department's policy regarding inmates leaving the institution on parole, termination, expiration of sentence, or being released to a detainer.
R251-712-2. Definitions.
"Detainer" means a hold on an inmate by another institution or jurisdiction who still has legal jurisdiction over the inmate in order to regain custody once released from the Utah State Prison.
R251-712-3. Policy.
It is the policy of the Department that:
(1) release transactions at the prison shall conform to statutory and other legal requirements;
(2) inmates leaving the prison, either on parole or to another jurisdiction shall be verified as to eligibility for release from the Utah State Prison;
(3) the Board of Pardons and Parole is the releasing authority for all inmates; and
(4) if an inmate is to be released to a detainer, it shall be the responsibility of the receiving agency to make arrangements for housing and transportation.
KEY: corrections, prisons
Date of Enactment or Last Substantive Amendment: 1994
Notice of Continuation: June 10, 2020
Authorizing, and Implemented or Interpreted Law: 64-13-7; 64-13-10