Alaska Statutes.
Title 47. Welfare, Social Services and Institutions
Chapter 14. Juvenile Programs and Institutions
Section 50. Operation of Homes and Facilities.
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AS 47.14.050. Operation of Homes and Facilities.

(a) The department shall adopt standards and regulations for the operation of

(1) juvenile detention homes and juvenile detention facilities in the state; and

(2) juvenile work camps in the state; the regulations adopted under this paragraph must provide a means by which to ensure that a minor who is placed in a work camp

(A) is in good physical and mental condition and able to perform the work and engage in the activities that may be required of the minor;

(B) does not present a danger to the physical safety of other minors who are placed in the work camp.

(b) The department may enter into contracts with cities and other governmental agencies for the detention of juveniles before and after commitment by juvenile authorities. A contract may not be made for longer than one year.


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