TABLE OF CONTENTS

 

CHAPTER Cor 100 ORGANIZATIONAL RULES

PART Cor 101 DEFINITIONS

Section Cor 101.01 Behavioral Health Treatment Team

Section Cor 101.02 Case Manager

Section Cor 101.03 Chief Administrator of the Facility

Section Cor 101.04 Classification Board

Section Cor 101.05 Classification Board Chair

Section Cor 101.06 Commissioner

Section Cor 101.07 Correctional Handbook

Section Cor 101.08 Custody Grades

Section Cor 101.09 Department

Section Cor 101.10 Director

Section Cor 101.11 Disciplinary Board

Section Cor 101.12 Disciplinary Hearing

Section Cor 101.13 Disciplinary Violation

Section Cor 101.14 Facilities

Section Cor 101.15 Partially Nude

Section Cor 101.16 Patient

Section Cor 101.17 Patient Handbook

Section Cor 101.18 Pending Administrative Review

Section Cor 101.19 Persons Under Departmental Control

Section Cor 101.20 Prison

Section Cor 101.21 Prison Grounds

Section Cor 101.22 Protective Custody

Section Cor 101.23 Punitive Segregation

Section Cor 101.24 Quarantine

Section Cor 101.25 Re-entry

Section Cor 101.26 Residential Treatment Unit

Section Cor 101.27 Residents

Section Cor 101.28 School Release

Section Cor 101.29 Secure Psychiatric Unit

Section Cor 101.30 Security Threat Group

Section Cor 101.31 Special Emergency Response Team

Section Cor 101.32 Temporary Confinement to Cell

Section Cor 101.33 Work Release

 

PART Cor 102 DESCRIPTION

Section Cor 102.01 Jurisdiction

Section Cor 102.02 Internal Organization

 

PART Cor 103 PUBLIC REQUESTS FOR INFORMATION

Section Cor 103.01 Point of Contact

 

CHAPTER Cor 200 PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE

PART Cor 201 PURPOSE AND APPLICABILITY

Section Cor 201.01 Purpose

Section Cor 201.02 Applicability

 

PART Cor 202 DEFINITIONS

Section Cor 202.01 Definitions

 

PART Cor 203 PRESIDING OFFICER; WITHDRAWAL AND WAIVER OF RULES

Section Cor 203.01 Presiding Officer; Appointment; Authority

Section Cor 203.02 Withdrawal of Presiding Officer or Agency Official

Section Cor 203.03 Waiver or Suspension of Rules by Presiding Officer

 

PART Cor 204 FILING, FORMAT AND DELIVERY OF DOCUMENTS

Section Cor 204.01 Date of Issuance or Filing

Section Cor 204.02 Format of Documents

Section Cor 204.03 Delivery of Documents

 

PART Cor 205 TIME PERIODS

Section Cor 205.01 Computation of Time

 

PART Cor 206 MOTIONS

Section Cor 206.01 Motions; Objections

 

PART Cor 207 NOTICE OF HEARING; APPEARANCES; PRE-HEARING CONFERENCES

Section Cor 207.01 Commencement of Hearing

Section Cor 207.02 Docket Numbers

Section Cor 207.03 Notice of Hearing

Section Cor 207.04 Appearances and Representation

Section Cor 207.05 Prehearing Conference

 

PART Cor 208 ROLES OF AGENCY STAFF AND COMPLAINANTS

Cor 208.01 Role of Agency Staff in Enforcement or Disciplinary Hearings

Cor 208.02 Role of Complainants in Enforcement or Disciplinary Hearings

 

PART Cor 209 CONTINUANCES

Section Cor 209.01 Continuances

 

PART Cor 210 INTERVENTION

Section Cor 210.01 Intervention

 

PART Cor 211 POSTPONEMENT REQUESTS AND FAILURE TO ATTEND HEARING

Section Cor 211.01 Postponements

Section Cor 211.02 Failure to Attend Hearing

 

PART Cor 212 REQUESTS FOR INFORMATION OR DOCUMENTS

Section Cor 212.01 Voluntary Production of Information

Section Cor 212.02 Mandatory Pre-Hearing Disclosure of Witnesses and Exhibits

 

PART Cor 213 RECORD, PROOF, EVIDENCE AND DECISIONS

Section Cor 213.01 Record of the Hearing

Section Cor 213.02 Standard and Burden of Proof

Section Cor 213.03 Testimony; Order of Proceeding

Section Cor 213.04 Evidence

Section Cor 213.05 Proposed Findings of Fact and Conclusions of Law

Section Cor 213.06 Closing the Record

Section Cor 213.07 Reopening the Record

Section Cor 213.08 Decisions

 

PART Cor 214 PUBLIC COMMENT HEARINGS FOR RULEMAKING

Section Cor 214.01 Purpose

Section Cor 214.02 Scope

Section Cor 214.03 Notice

Section Cor 214.04 Moderator

Section Cor 214.05 Public Participation

 

PART Cor 215 PETITIONS TO THE DEPARTMENT

Section Cor 215.01 Petitions for Adoption, Amendment, or Repeal of a Rule

Section Cor 215.02 Petitions for Declaratory Rulings

Section Cor 215.03 Petition Information

 

PART Cor 216 EXPLANATION OF ADOPTED RULES

Section Cor 216.01 Requests for Explanation of Adopted Rules

Section Cor 216.02 Contents of Explanation

 

PART Cor 217 WAIVER

Section Cor 217.01 Waiver of Rules Other Than Cor 200

 

CHAPTER Cor 300 OPERATION AND MANAGEMENT OF CORRECTIONS DEPARTMENT AND ACTIVITIES

PART Cor 301 STANDARDS OF OPERATION, MANAGEMENT AND ADMINISTRATION OF STATE CORRECTIONS FACILITIES

Section Cor 301.01 301.04 RESERVED AND MOVED TO Cor 700

Section Cor 301.05 Mail

 

PART Cor 302 STANDARDS FOR THE MANAGEMENT AND OPERATION OF REHABILITATION RELATED PROGRAMS

Section Cor 302.01 Academic and Vocational Education

Section Cor 302.02 Guidance

Section Cor 302.03 RESERVED AND MOVED TO Cor 505.01 and Cor 505.02

Section Cor 302.04 Work for Persons Under Departmental Control

Section Cor 302.05 Library

Section Cor 302.06 Religious Activities

Section Cor 302.07 Recreation

 

PART Cor 303 STANDARDS FOR HEALTH AND MEDICAL CARE IN CORRECTIONS FACILITIES RESERVED AND MOVED TO Cor 501 AND Cor 502

 

PART Cor 304 STANDARDS FOR TREATMENT AT THE SECURE PSYCHIATRIC UNIT RESERVED AND MOVED TO Cor 504

 

PART Cor 305 ACCESS OF VISITORS TO FACILITIES OF THE DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTONS

Section Cor 305.01 Access to Departmental Facilities for Informational or Educational Purposes

Section Cor 305.02 Access to Departmental Facilities for the Purpose of Visiting Persons Under Departmental Control and Patients of the SPU

Section Cor 305.03 Prospective Visitor Consent for Background Check Form

Section Cor 305.04 Visitor Requirement to Follow Rules

Section Cor 305.05 Debarment from Departmental Facilities

Section Cor 305.06 Permission to Re-Enter

 

PART Cor 306 CONTROL OF CONTRABAND ON DEPARTMENTAL PROPERTY

Section Cor 306.01 Contraband

Section Cor 306.02 Contraband on Departmental Property Prohibited

Section Cor 306.03 Searches and Inspections Authorized

Section Cor 306.04 Inspection of Material Subject to Attorney-Client Privilege

 

PART Cor 307 WORK RELEASE RESERVED AND MOVED TO Cor 411

Section Cor 307.01 Work Release Program Purpose

Section Cor 307.02 Work Release Program Description

Section Cor 307.03 Eligible Entrants

Section Cor 307.04 Eligible Entrants from Other Sources Than Prison

Section Cor 307.05 Persons Under Departmental Control Required to Follow Rules

Section Cor 307.06 Disposition of Persons under Departmental Control Funds

Section Cor 307.07 Approved Absences

Section Cor 307.08 Removal from the Program

 

PART Cor 308 HOME CONFINEMENT

Section Cor 308.01 Confinement to a Person's Place of Residence

 

PART Cor 309 INTENSIVE SUPERVISION PROGRAM

Section Cor 309.01 Intensive Supervision Program

 

PART Cor 310 PAYMENTS AND COLLECTIONS

Section Cor 310.01 Payments and Collections

 

PART Cor 312 REQUEST SLIPS

Section Cor 312.01 Request Slip

 

PART Cor 313 FORMAL COMPLAINTS AND GRIEVANCES BY PROBATIONERS, PAROLEES, RESIDENTS

Section Cor 313.01 Purpose

Section Cor 313.02 Definitions

Section Cor 313.03 Practice

Section Cor 313.04 Formal Complaint

Section Cor 313.05 Level I Grievance

Section Cor 313.06 Level II Grievance

 

CHAPTER Cor 400 CLASSIFICATION

PART Cor 401 PURPOSE AND SCOPE

Section Cor 401.01 Purpose

Section Cor 401.02 Scope

 

PART Cor 402 DEFINITIONS

Section Cor 402.01 Definitions

 

PART Cor 403 CORRECTIONAL CLASSIFICATION SYSTEM

Section Cor 403.01 Classification System of the New Hampshire Department of Corrections (NHDOC)

Section Cor 403.02 Classification Staff

 

PART Cor 404 INTAKE HOUSING ASSIGNMENT

Section Cor 404.01 Housing Assigned to Residents During the Intake Process

 

PART Cor 405 INTAKE AND ORIENTATION

Section Cor 405.01 Intake Procedures

Section Cor 405.02 Orientation for Residents of Departmental Facilities

 

PART Cor 406 ASSESSMENTS

Section Cor 406.01 Resident Assessment Process

Section Cor 406.02 Public Risk Assessment

Section Cor 406.03 Institutional Risk Assessment

Section Cor 406.04 Medical Assessment

Section Cor 406.05 Behavioral Health Assessment

Section Cor 406.06 Treatment Assessment

Section Cor 406.07 Educational, Vocational, and Work Skills Assessment

 

PART Cor 407 CLASSIFICATION PROCESS

Section Cor 407.01 Classification Evaluations

Section Cor 407.02 Notification of Classification Evaluation

Section Cor 407.03 Notification of Classification Evaluation Form

Section Cor 407.04 Initial Classification Evaluation

Section Cor 407.05 Housing Assignment

Section Cor 407.06 Documentation and Processing of Individual Re-entry Plans

Section Cor 407.07 Initial Classification Evaluation and Re-entry Planning Form

Section Cor 407.08 Notification to Residents of Classification Results and Re-entry Plan

Section Cor 407.09 Appeal of Classification Evaluation Decisions

Section Cor 407.10 Unit Classification Evaluations

Section Cor 407.11 Notification of Unit Classification Evaluation

Section Cor 407.12 Documentation and Processing of Individual Re-entry Plans

Section Cor 407.13 Unit Classification Evaluation and Re-entry Planning Form

Section Cor 407.14 Notification to Residents of Classification and Re-entry Plan Recommendations

Section Cor 407.15 Appeal of Classification and Re-entry Planning Recommendations

Section Cor 407.16 Administrative Classification Changes

 

PART Cor 408 REDUCED CUSTODY PROGRAMS

Section Cor 408.01 Levels of Reduced Custody

Section Cor 408.02 Gaining Reduced Custody

Section Cor 408.03 Restrictions on Gaining Reduced Custody

Section Cor 408.04 Maintaining Reduced Custody

Section Cor 408.05 Regaining Reduced Custody Status

 

PART Cor 409 JOB ASSIGNMENTS AND CHANGES

Section Cor 409.01 Job Assignments

Section Cor 409.02 Security Sensitive Work Assignments

Section Cor 409.03 Job Change Request Form

Section Cor 409.04 Reduced Pay Status

Section Cor 409.05 No Job Available Status

Section Cor 409.06 Placement on Reduced Pay or No Job Available Status Form

Section Cor 409.07 Job Assignment Suspension

Section Cor 409.08 Individual Job Assignment Suspension Form

 

PART Cor 410 SPECIAL STATUSES

Section Cor 410.01 Protective Custody

Section Cor 410.02 Secure Psychiatric Unit (SPU) Assignments

Section Cor 410.03 Pending Administrative Review (PAR)

Section Cor 410.04 Pending Administrative Review Notification and Review Form

Section Cor 410.05 Notice of Evaluation Form

Section Cor 410.06 Administrative Review Evaluation Form

Section Cor 410.07 Medical Segregation

Section Cor 410.08 Disciplinary Confinement of a Resident to Cell (DCC)

Section Cor 410.09 Temporary Confinement of a Resident to Cell (TCC)

 

PART Cor 411 WORK RELEASE

Section Cor 411.01 Work Release Program Purpose

Section Cor 411.02 Work Release Program Description

Section Cor 411.03 Eligible Entrants

Section Cor 411.04 Eligible Entrants from Sources Other Than Prison

Section Cor 411.05 Residents Required to Follow Rules

Section Cor 411.06 Disposition of Resident Funds

Section Cor 411.07 Approved Absences from Transitional Housing Units

Section Cor 411.08 Removal from the Program

 

PART Cor 412 NON-GOVERNMENTAL PERSONNEL ACCESS TO RESIDENT NON-MEDICAL RECORDS

Section Cor 412.01 Permission for Release of Information

Section Cor 412.02 Copies of Official Records

Section Cor 412.03 Release of Information Form

 

CHAPTER Cor 500 STANDARDS FOR HEALTH, MEDICAL, AND BEHAVIORAL HEALTH CARE IN CORRECTIONS FACILITIES

PART Cor 501 MEDICAL AND FORENSICS

Section Cor 501.01 Purpose

Section Cor 501.02 Scope

 

PART Cor 502 STANDARDS FO CARE

Section Cor 502.01 Health, and Medical Care in Department Facilities

Section Cor 502.02 Emergency Response to a Psychiatric Emergency

Section Cor 502.03 Medical Use of Restraints

Section Cor 502.04 Emergency Medication and Other Emergency Treatment

Section Cor 502.05 Review and Documentation of Emergency Response

Section Cor 502.06 Notice of Right to Appeal

Section Cor 502.07 Involuntary Emergency Medical Treatment

Section Cor 502.08 Involuntary Non-Emergency Medical Treatment

Section Cor 502.09 Training

Section Cor 502.10 Reporting of Death

 

PART Cor 503 MEDICAL AND PSYCHIATRIC EMERGENCIES

Section Cor 503.01 Guardianship

Section Cor 503.02 Treatment Limitations

 

PART Cor 504 STANDARDS FOR TREATMENT AT THE SECURE PSYCHIATRIC UNIT

Section Cor 504.01 Administration

Section Cor 504.02 Secure Psychiatric Unit Resident Management

Section Cor 504.03 Medical Records

Section Cor 504.04 Commitment

Section Cor 504.05 Rights of All Residents of the SPU

Section Cor 504.06 Procedures for Commitment to the Secure Psychiatric Unit

Section Cor 504.07 Due Process Hearing

Section Cor 504.08 Transfer of a Resident to the Secure Psychiatric Unit for Behavioral Health Treatment Pursuant to RSA 623:1 Form

Section Cor 504.09 Procedures Upon Admission

Section Cor 504.10 Individual Treatment Plans

Section Cor 504.11 Procedures for Release or Transfer from the Secure Psychiatric Unit

 

PART Cor 505 BEHAVIORAL HEALTH SERVICES

Section Cor 505.01 Diagnosis, Counseling, and Therapy

Section Cor 505.02 Sexual Offender Administration

Section Cor 505.03 Assessment

Section Cor 505.04 Treatment

Section Cor 505.05 Program Completion

Section Cor 505.06 Removal and Re-Admittance

Section Cor 505.07 Conflicts of Interest

 

CHAPTER Cor 600 RESIDENT CASE MANAGEMENT

PART Cor 601 PURPOSE AND APPLICABILITY

Section Cor 601.01 Purpose

Section Cor 601.02 Applicability

 

PART Cor 602 DEFINITIONS

Section Cor 602.01 Definitions

 

PART Cor 603 MARRIAGE

Section Cor 603.01 Resident Marriage

 

CHAPTER Cor 700 PHYSICAL PLANT MANAGEMENT

PART Cor 701 PURPOSE AND APPLICABILITY

Section Cor 701.01 Purpose

Section Cor 701.02 Applicability

 

PART Cor 702 DEFINITIONS

Section Cor 702.01 Physical Plant

 

PART Cor 703 HEALTH AND SAFETY

Section Cor 703.01 Health and Safety Inspections

Section Cor 703.02 Sanitation

Section Cor 703.03 Fire Safety

 

PART Cor 704 SERVICES

Section Cor 704.01 Food Service