Administrative Rules of Montana
Department 20 - CORRECTIONS
Subchapter 20.7.8 - Establishment of Eastmont Chemical Dependency Treatment Program

Universal Citation: MT Admin Rules 20.7.807

Current through Register Vol. 6, March 25, 2022

(1) A local screening committee shall determine which eligible offenders it will admit to the program.

(2) The following individuals shall comprise the screening committee:

(a) a department employee appointed by the department;

(b) the program administrator or designee appointed by the contractor;

(c) a law enforcement officer appointed by both the Dawson county sheriff and the Glendive city police department;

(d) a member of the public who resides in the city of Glendive appointed by the Glendive city council; and

(e) a member of the public who resides within the Hillcrest or Georgetown subdivisions appointed by the Glendive city council.

(3) The department shall make applications available to eligible offenders. The screening committee shall review the applications, including the criminal records and other pertinent information, and:

(a) determine by majority vote of members present which applicants the program will accept;

(b) maintain the program at or near the program's capacity; and

(c) accept eligible offenders in the following order:
(i) first, female eligible offenders;

(ii) second, male eligible offenders from the following counties: Carter, Custer, Daniels, Dawson, Fallon, Garfield, McCone, Phillips, Powder River, Prairie, Richland, Roosevelt, Rosebud, Sheridan, Treasure, Valley, and Wibaux; and

(iii) third, male eligible offenders from Montana counties other than those listed in (3) (c) (ii).

(4) The screening committee may only deny admission to an eligible offender who, in the committee's opinion, is inappropriate for the program, based on a conviction or criminal history that poses an undue risk to a community-based program. The committee shall state the reasons for the denial in writing.

Mont. Admin. R. 20.7.807

NEW, 2004 MAR p. 3019, Eff. 12/17/04.

53-1-203, MCA; IMP, 53-1-210 and 61-8-731, MCA;

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