10A NCAC 14J .1208        VISITATION AREAS

(a)  Each jail shall provide an area for visitation.

(b)  If provided, noncontact visitation areas shall:

(1)           provide seating for the inmate and visitors;

(2)           provide a view panel with minimum dimensions of 1' x 1' between the inmate and visitors;

(3)           provide a telephone communication system or equivalent audio link between the inmate and visitors;

(4)           permit visual and auditory observation by officers; and

(5)           prevent the passage of contraband.

(c)  If provided, contact visitation areas shall:

(1)           provide seating for the inmate and visitors; and

(2)           permit visual and auditory observation by officers.

(d)  Confidential attorney visitation areas shall:

(1)           permit contact between the inmate and attorney;

(2)           be separate and distinct from the general visitation area;

(3)           provide seating and a writing table for the inmate and attorney;

(4)           permit only visual monitoring by the officers;

(5)           provide a way for the attorney to contact officers if needed; and

(6)           provide a minimum of 30 footcandles of artificial light.

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 153A‑221;

Eff. June 1, 1990;

Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without substantive public interest Eff. January 5, 2016.