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WAC 137-60-010

Furlough of person confined in state correctional institution—Definitions.

(1) "Furlough" is an authorized unaccompanied leave of absence for an eligible inmate.
(2) "Furlough plan" is an inmate's statement in his or her application of the purpose, place, dates of duration, and sponsor of a single furlough or series of furloughs.
(3) "Furlough sponsor" is an approved adult who has agreed to assume the responsibilities set forth in WAC 137-60-070.
(4) "Emergency furlough" is a specially expedited furlough granted to an inmate to enable him or her to meet an emergency situation such as the death or critical illness of a member of his or her family.
(5) "Inmate" is a person convicted of a felony and serving a sentence for a term of confinement in a state correctional institution or facility, or a state approved work or training release facility.
(6) "Secretary" is the secretary of the department of corrections or his or her designee.
(7) "Furlough year" begins with the date of the first furlough and ends twelve months from that date. Subsequent furlough years count backward for the twelve month time period.
(8) "Furlough day" is any combination of two twelve-hour time segments.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 72.66.080. WSR 82-07-006 (Order 82-04), § 137-60-010, filed 3/4/82. Formerly WAC 275-93-005.]
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