20.9.634    RELEASE

(1) A youth's release from or continuance in detention must be determined by proper authority.

(a) The youth court release from detention must be in writing and on file at the facility.

(b) If a release by the youth court is made by phone, it must be followed up by a written release no later than close of business the following business day.

(2) Procedures for the release of youth must include:

(a) verification of identity;

(b) verification of release papers;

(c) completion of release arrangements, including the person or agency to whom the youth is to be released;

(d) recording of the date, time, and authority;

(e) return of personal property and funds; and

(f) documentation of release or return of medication to the person authorized to receive physical custody of the youth.

History: 41-5-1802, MCA; IMP, 41-5-1802, MCA; NEW, 1999 MAR p. 121, Eff. 1/15/99; AMD, 2005 MAR p. 2665, Eff. 12/23/05.