5139-68-01 Definitions.

For the purpose of implementing Chapter 5139-68 of the Administrative Code, the following terms have the following definitions:

(A) Discharge review is defined as a process whereby the release authority considers whether a termination of the legal custody of the youth to the the Ohio department of youth services is appropriate.

(B) Institutionalization is defined and shall have the same meaning as institution defined in division (A)(4) of section 5139.01 of the Revised Code.

(C) Paper review is defined as a consideration of the youth's case, whether for a periodic or discharge review decision, through reference to appropriate and necessary documentation contained in the youth's the Ohio department of youth services file.

(D) Parent institution is defined as the the Ohio department of youth services facility assigned as the youth's permanent place of incarceration prior to release. Temporary transfers to other facilities may occur for programmatic or administrative purposes.

(E) Periodic review is defined as a process whereby the release authority reviews the youth's case file and considers whether a youth's release from institutionalization on a specified date in the future, the presumptive release date, is appropriate or whether components of the youth's case plan justify an adjustment of the youth's release date.

(F) Presumptive discharge date is defined as the tentative month, day and year upon which the youth is projected to be discharged from the legal custody of the the Ohio department of youth services.

(G) Presumptive release date is defined as the tentative month, day and year upon which a youth is projected to be released from institutionalization.

(H) Youth is defined and shall have the same meaning as child defined in division

(B)(1)(a) of section 2151.011 of the Revised Code.

(I) Hearing is defined as a session, conducted by a member of the Release Authority either by telephone, electronic media or in person whereby testimony is taken from witnesses and is used to make a release or discharge decision.

R.C. 119.032 review dates: 09/25/2008 and 09/25/2013

Promulgated Under: 119.03

Statutory Authority: 5139.04(E)

Rule Amplifies: 5139.50

Prior Effective Dates: 7/1/98, 12/12/03