33-601.305: Inmate Discipline - Investigations
PURPOSE AND EFFECT: The purpose and effect of the proposed rulemaking is to clarify form references and to indicate the procedure to be followed during an investigation in which an inmate requests a large group of inmates as witnesses, such as an entire dorm.
SUBJECT AREA TO BE ADDRESSED: Inmate Discipline.
SPECIFIC AUTHORITY: 944.09 FS.
LAW IMPLEMENTED: 20.315, 944.09, 945.04 FS.
IF REQUESTED IN WRITING AND NOT DEEMED UNNECESSARY BY THE AGENCY HEAD, A RULE DEVELOPMENT WORKSHOP WILL BE NOTICED IN THE NEXT AVAILABLE FLORIDA ADMINISTRATIVE WEEKLY.
THE PERSON TO BE CONTACTED REGARDING THE PROPOSED RULE DEVELOPMENT AND A COPY OF THE PRELIMINARY DRAFT, IF AVAILABLE, IS: Kendra Lee Jowers, 2601 Blair Stone Road, Tallahassee, Florida 32399-2500
THE PRELIMINARY TEXT OF THE PROPOSED RULE DEVELOPMENT IS:
33-601.305 Inmate Discipline – Investigations.
The investigating officer shall initiate the investigation of the infraction within 24 hours of the writing of the disciplinary report. The investigating officer is responsible for the following:
(1) No change.
(2) Interviewing the charged inmate. When interviewing the charged inmate the investigator is responsible for the following:
(a) through (e) No change.
(f) Completing and obtaining the inmate’s signature on Form DC6-112B,
the Witness Disposition, Form DC6-112B, and Form DC6-151, the Documentary or Physical Evidence Disposition , Form DC6-151. Form DC6-112B and Form DC6-151 are incorporated by reference in Rule 33-601.313, F.A.C.
(g) No change.
(3) Interviewing additional persons who may have information pertaining to the infraction, including those who are listed in the statement of facts. If the inmate requests a large group of inmates as witnesses (e.g. an entire dorm), the investigating officer will interview a random sample of the requested witnesses and document such on the comments section of Form DC6-112B, Witness Disposition.
(4) No change.
(5) Recording the results of the investigation on Form DC6-112A,
the Disciplinary Investigative Report , Form DC6-112A. Form DC6-112A is incorporated by reference in Rule 33-601.313, F.A.C.
Specific Authority 944.09 FS. Law Implemented 20.315, 944.09, 945.04 FS. History–New 10-1-95, Formerly 33-22.0055, Amended 5-21-00, 2-11-01, 3-22-05, 7-10-06,________.