5120:1-5-01 Glossary of terms.

(A) "Local corrections planning board": A board established by resolution of the board of county commissioners of each county, pursuant to section 5149.34 of the Revised Code for the purpose of developing, implementing and operating a continuum of community control sanctions as defined by paragraph (E) of this rule.

(B) "Joint county corrections planning board": The board established by two or more counties with local corrections planning boards, as defined by paragraph (A) of this rule, pursuant to section 5149.35 of the Revised Code for the purpose of developing, implementing and operating a continuum of community control sanctions as defined by paragraph (E) of this rule.

(C) "Comprehensive plan": The working document developed by the local corrections planning board, as defined by paragraph (A) of this rule, or joint county corrections planning board, as defined by paragraph (B) of this rule, outlining the direction of the jurisdiction's community corrections initiatives. The plan is designed to unify and/or coordinate corrections services in the county or a group of counties and to reduce the number of persons committed from a county to state penal institutions and to county, multicounty, municipal, municipal-county or multicounty-municipal jails or workhouses.

(D) "Local corrections agencies": A county, multicounty, municipal, municipal-county, multicounty-municipal jails or workhouses or other jurisdictional facility (local jails or workhouses) which is responsible for developing, implementing and operating a continuum of community control sanctions, as defined by paragraph (E) of this rule, which is included in a comprehensive plan, as defined by paragraph (C) of this rule, and/or grant application submitted pursuant to rule 5120:1-5-03 of the Administrative Code.

(E) "Community control sanctions": Includes but is not limited to day reporting, electronic monitored house arrest, electronic monitoring without house arrest, house arrest without electronic monitoring, jail case management, community service, drug treatment programs, intensive supervision, basic supervision, monitored time, drug and alcohol use monitoring, curfew term, victim offender mediation, and placement in a halfway house, community-based correctional facility or the county jail or workhouse and other appropriate programs.

(F) "Sanction": A judicial response levied or imposed upon an eligible offender, as defined by paragraph (G) of this rule, as a result of criminal behavior or violations of community control sanctions requirements.

(G) "Eligible offender": An individual convicted of an offense for which community control sanctions are authorized pursuant to sections 2929.15 to 2929.18 of the Revised Code.

(H) "Detainee": An individual charged with and/or convicted of an offense that has not been formally adjudicated. Such "detained" individuals include, but are not limited to: unsentenced felony offenders, unsentenced misdemeanants, probation and/or parole violators awaiting disposition, individuals in pre-trial diversion programs, or individuals awaiting disposition of their charge.

(I) "Case record": A file, or electronic version of a file, established for each offender and maintained by the local corrections agency which includes, but is not limited to: the journal entry placing the offender into a community control sanction, conditions of supervision, supervision adjustment information, supervision contacts, and significant areas of concern

(e.g., chemically dependent, mental health problems, sex offender, or other pertinent information).

(J) "Recidivism rate": An indicator to evaluate and measure the effectiveness of a community control sanction in keeping eligible offenders as defined by paragraph (G) of this rule, out of state penal institutions.

(K) "Continuation funding": A level of funding that will maintain existing program operations.

(L) "Expansion funding": A level of funding that will increase program operations for the purpose of diverting additional offenders.

(M) "Evidence-based": Practices that are consistent with research for the purpose of operating effective correctional programs.

(N) "ACA": The American correctional association.

R.C. 119.032 review dates: 01/04/2012 and 01/04/2017
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 5120.01 , 5149.31
Rule Amplifies: 5149.30 , 5149.34 , 5149.35
Prior Effective Dates: 7/19/93 (Emer.), 10/13/93, 7/1/96, 3/25/00, 7/1/02, 4/8/07