5120-5-01 Transfer of funds for inmates transferred to the department of mental health or department of mental retardation and developmental disabilities.

(A) This rule governs those instances where any inmate of the department of rehabilitation and correction is transferred to a facility operated by the department of mental health or department of mental retardation and developmental disabilities, following proper procedures, leading to his subsequent release to parole, post release control or other status.

(B) At the time of transfer for study, the inmate's personal account balance shall be reconciled and sent with him so commissary privileges shall not be lost.

(C) If the inmate is released by parole or other status from an institution other than an institution of the department of rehabilitation and correction, or transferred to other than the inmate's parent institution, the parent institution shall be notified by the bureau of classification in sufficient time to transfer the inmate's earnings account (release fund) to the releasing institution.

(D) If necessary, the department of rehabilitation and correction will provide clothes for the inmate's release. If the inmate desires to wear personal civilian clothing, at the time of his release to parole, this clothing should be sent to the inmate at the releasing agency facility.

(E) If it becomes necessary to transfer the inmate back to the department of rehabilitation and correction, all monies in the inmate's account shall be returned with suitable accounting records so that it can be reconciled with this department's records.

R.C. 119.032 review dates: 01/10/2014 and 01/10/2019
Promulgated Under: 111.15
Statutory Authority: 5120.13 , 5120.01
Rule Amplifies: 5120.13
Prior Effective Dates: 10/12/78