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Rule Filings

Public Notice

Minimum Standards for Adult Criminal Detention Facilities

The Office of the Criminal Detention Facility Review Coordinator has proposed changes to the Minimum Standards for Adult Criminal Detention Facilities.  Copies of this proposed rule are available for public inspection at the Office of the Criminal Detention Facility Coordinator or may be accessed electronically via the public notices tab at https://doc.arkansas.gov/rule-filings/. Any written comments regarding the proposed amendments should be submitted by close of business September 27, 2022.

2022 Criminal Detention Facility Standards REDLINED
2022 Criminal Detention Facility Standards CLEAN

For questions regarding this proposal or public hearings, or for submission of comments, please contact Sterling Penix.

Sterling Penix, Coordinator
Office of the Criminal Detention Facility Coordinator
1302 Pike Avenue, Suite E
North Little Rock, AR
(501)324-9493
Sterling.Penix@arkansas.gov

Public Notice

The Board of Corrections has adopted a new Administrative Rule: AR 806/ 9.1 AR Extended Juvenile Jurisdiction Transfers and Confidential Juvenile Records.  There were no public comments and there is no projected fiscal impact. 

ADC 806/ACC 9.1 AR – Extended Juvenile Jurisdiction Transfers and Confidential Juvenile Records

The Board of Corrections has adopted a new Administrative Rule: AR 805/ 9.0 Administrative Transfer.  There were no public comments and there is no projected fiscal impact.   

ADC 805/ ACC 9.0 – Administrative Transfer

The Arkansas Sentencing Commission has adopted amendments to the Sentencing Standards Grid and Seriousness Reference Table.

2021 Sentencing Standards Grid and Seriousness Reference Table – Rule Mock Up
2021 Sentencing Standards Grid and Seriousness Reference Table – Rule Clean

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