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(1) In accordance with Title 63G, Chapter 3, Utah Administrative Rulemaking Act, the division shall make rules:
(a) establishing standards for the admission of a minor to detention;
(b) that describe good behavior for which credit may be earned under Subsection 80-6-704(4); and
(c) that establish a formula, in consultation with the Office of the Legislative Fiscal Analyst, to calculate savings from General Fund appropriations under 2017 Laws of Utah, Chapter 330, resulting from the reduction in out-of-home placements for juvenile offenders with the division.
(2) In accordance with Title 63G, Chapter 3, Utah Administrative Rulemaking Act, the division may make rules:
(a) that govern the operation of prevention and early intervention programs, youth service programs, juvenile receiving centers, and other programs described in Section 80-5-401; and
(b) that govern the operation of detention and secure care facilities.
(3) A rule made by the division under Subsection (1)(a):
(a) may not permit secure detention based solely on the existence of multiple status offenses, misdemeanors, or infractions arising out of a single criminal episode; and
(b) shall prioritize use of home detention for a minor who might otherwise be held in secure detention.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - Utah Code Title 80. Utah Juvenile Code § 80-5-202. Division rulemaking authority - last updated May 05, 2022 | https://codes.findlaw.com/ut/title-80-utah-juvenile-code/ut-code-sect-80-5-202/
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