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Transition facilitiesSecurity systems.

(1) Security systems for all secure community transition facilities shall meet the following minimum qualifications:
(a) The security panel must be a commercial grade panel with tamper-proof switches and a key-lock to prevent unauthorized access.
(b) There must be an emergency electrical supply system which shall include a battery backup system and a generator.
(c) The system must include personal panic devices for all staff.
(d) The security system must be capable of being monitored and signaled either by telephone through either a land or cellular telephone system or by private radio network in the event of a total dial-tone failure or through equivalent technologies.
(e) The department shall issue photo-identification badges to all staff which must be worn at all times.
(2) Security systems for the secure community transition facility established pursuant to RCW 71.09.250(1) shall also include a fence and provide the maximum protection appropriate in a civil facility for persons in less than total confinement.


IntentSeverabilityEffective dates2001 2nd sp.s. c 12: See notes following RCW 71.09.250.
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