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Rule 5139-68-08 | Long term youth progress reviews.


The purpose of this rule is to provide consistent guidelines and criteria on the release authority semi-annual review process for long term youth.

(A) Youth committed to the department with minimum sentences, minus confinement credit, greater than twelve months may be scheduled for semi-annual reviews.

(B) A release authority designee may meet with the youth, institutional representatives, regional staff and the youths family to review the youths progress in meeting his/her ITP goals and objectives, identify reentry needs, commend any youth achievements, address any intervention time that has been accrued since the last review and discuss positive incentives.

(C) Semi-annual reviews shall not affect a youths release nor be used to extend his/her release dates.

(D) In the event the release authority has determined that a progress review is to be held, the youth shall be present for the review and shall have the opportunity to present information on his/her release readiness except in cases of absentia. The youth may have an institutional staff representative at the hearing to provide support and assistance with the process.

(E) At the end of each semi-annual review, the next semi-annual review period and review type shall be re-affirmed and a copy of the semi-annual review summary provided to the youth, youths custodial parent or legal guardian, institution, region, court, prosecutor and office of victim services.

Supplemental Information

Authorized By: 5139.04
Amplifies: 5139.50
Five Year Review Date: 12/12/2024
Prior Effective Dates: 10/20/2014