Subject 125-2-2 BUILDING AND HOUSING STANDARDS
All buildings which house offenders at facilities under the jurisdiction of the Board of Corrections shall meet the following criteria:
|(a)||The physical aspects of each building shall conform to the security requirements dictated by the classification of offenders to be housed therein.|
|(b)||Buildings shall meet or exceed the minimum fire safety standards as established by the State Fire Marshall's office.|
The approval of the Commissioner of the Department of Corrections or his authorized representative shall be required prior to the initiation of any new construction or significant modification of existing facilities at any institution under Board jurisdiction.
Facility Administrators shall maintain buildings, facilities, and installed equipment in a manner which will assure continued effective use of those assets for the purposes for which they were created. Facility Administrators shall, to the extent achievable within available resources, comply with statewide policies and procedures as established by the Director of Central Plant Operations and Maintenance.
|1.|| Requests to name
or rename a state prison/center, or any portion thereof, in honor of an
individual, will be considered on a case by case basis. Requests for this honor
shall meet the criteria for the type of facility as outlined:
|2.||Requests, including justification, shall be submitted in writing to the Commissioner of the Department of Corrections. The Commissioner, or designee, will review all requests and report to the Facilities Committee of the Board his/her recommendation.|
|3.||The Facilities Committee of the Board will review the request and make a recommendation as to adoption at the Board's next scheduled meeting. The Board will take the matter under advisement for a period of 30 days to provide each member adequate time to review the proposal. The Board, at its discretion, may consider the positive impact of the request in regards to the person, township, municipality, county, or region of the State of Georgia and may consider the historical significance of the current name in the course of deliberation.|
|4.||Approval to name shall be by a simple majority vote of the Board and authorized by a signed resolution.|
|5.||Approval to rename shall be by a 3/4 majority vote of the Board and authorized by a signed resolution.|
|6.|| When the
Board of Corrections adopts a resolution to name or rename a state
prison/center, the Commissioner will notify the Division Director of Facilities
Division and the Director of Public Information.