72.01.365  <<  72.01.370 >>   72.01.375

Escorted leaves of absence for inmatesGrounds.

The superintendent of any state correctional facility may, subject to the approval of the secretary and under RCW 72.01.375, grant escorted leaves of absence to inmates confined in such institutions to:
(1) Go to the bedside of the inmate's wife, husband, child, mother or father, or other member of the inmate's immediate family who is seriously ill;
(2) Attend the funeral of a member of the inmate's immediate family listed in subsection (1) of this section;
(3) Participate in athletic contests;
(4) Perform work in connection with the industrial, educational, or agricultural programs of the department;
(5) Receive necessary medical or dental care which is not available in the institution; and
(6) Participate as a volunteer in community service work projects which are approved by the superintendent, but only inmates who are nonviolent offenders may participate in these projects. Such community service work projects shall only be instigated at the request of a local community.


Effective date1981 c 136: See RCW 72.09.900.
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