RULE NO: RULE TITLE
63E-7.001: Purpose and Scope
63E-7.004: Youth Intake
63E-7.008: Facility and Food Services
63E-7.009: Behavior Management
63E-7.012: Transfer, Release and Discharge
63E-7.013: Safety and Security
63E-7.016: Program Administration
PURPOSE AND EFFECT: The amendments update and clarify various portions of the rule governing the operation of residential commitment programs as follows: The amendments expand the scope of the rule to cover sex offender programs. They add and revise definitions, eliminate an unnecessary medical authorization form, and clarify references to "treatment," so as to differentiate criminogenic intervention from clinical treatment. Intake classification factors are clarified in Section 7.004(8), and consistent amendments are made in 7.013(7). The need for digital video cameras and recording equipment in Section 7.008 is modified to accommodate smaller facilities.
SUBJECT AREA TO BE ADDRESSED: The amended rule expands the scope to cover sex offender programs, clarifies the distinction between treatment and intervention, modifies youth classification, incorporates revised definitions, and modifies facility requirements for video recording.
SPECIFIC AUTHORITY: 20.316, 985.64, 985.601(3)(a) FS.
LAW IMPLEMENTED: 985.601(3)(a), 985.03(44), 985.441(1)(b), 984.48 FS.
IF REQUESTED IN WRITING AND NOT DEEMED UNNECESSARY BY THE AGENCY HEAD, A RULE DEVELOPMENT WORKSHOP WILL BE HELD AT THE DATE, TIME AND PLACE SHOWN BELOW:
TIME AND DATE: Tuesday, May 13, 2008, 10:00 a.m.
PLACE: DJJ Headquarters, 2737 Centerview Dr., General Counsel’s Conference Room 3223, Tallahassee, Florida
THE PERSON TO BE CONTACTED REGARDING THE PROPOSED RULE DEVELOPMENT AND A COPY OF THE PRELIMINARY DRAFT, IF AVAILABLE, IS: John Milla, 2737 Centerview Dr., Ste. 3200, Tallahassee, FL 32399-3100, e-mail: email@example.com
THE PRELIMINARY TEXT OF THE PROPOSED RULE DEVELOPMENT IS AVAILABLE AT NO CHARGE FROM THE CONTACT PERSON LISTED ABOVE.