5120.111 Rules and forms for community-based correctional facilities and programs.

With respect to community-based correctional facilities and programs and district community-based correctional facilities and programs authorized under section 2301.51 of the Revised Code, the department of rehabilitation and correction shall do all of the following:

(A) Adopt rules, under Chapter 119. of the Revised Code, that serve as criteria for the operation of community-based correctional facilities and programs and district community-based correctional facilities and programs approved in accordance with sections 2301.51 and 5120.10 of the Revised Code;

(B) Adopt rules, under Chapter 119. of the Revised Code, governing the procedures for the submission of proposals for the establishment of community-based correctional facilities and programs and district community-based correctional facilities and programs to the division of parole and community services under division (B) of section 2301.51 of the Revised Code;

(C) Prescribe forms that are to be used by facility governing boards of community-based correctional facilities and programs and district community-based correctional facilities and programs in making application for state financial assistance under section 2301.56 of the Revised Code;

(D) Adopt rules, under Chapter 119. of the Revised Code, that prescribe the standards of operation for the facilities and programs that must be satisfied for community-based correctional facilities and programs and district community-based correctional facilities and programs to be eligible for state financial assistance . The standards adopted by the department shall specify the class of offender whose degree of felony, whose community control sanction revocation history, or whose risk level as assessed by the single validated risk assessment tool described in section 5120.114 of the Revised Code, make the offender suitable for admission to the facility. The rules shall make the level of state financial assistance provided to every facility contingent upon the number of offenders admitted to the facility each fiscal year who satisfy the admission suitability standards established by the department.

(E) Through the division of parole and community services, accept and review proposals for the establishment of community-based correctional facilities and programs and district community-based correctional facilities and programs and approve those proposals that satisfy the minimum requirements contained in section 2301.52 of the Revised Code; and administer the program for state financial assistance to the facilities and programs in accordance with section 5120.112 of the Revised Code.

Amended by 129th General AssemblyFile No.29, HB 86, §1, eff. 9/30/2011.

Effective Date: 10-06-1994; 10-12-2006