244.15 INTENSIVE COMMUNITY SUPERVISION; PHASES I TO IV.
Subdivision 1. Duration.
Phase I of an intensive community supervision program is six
months, or one-half the time remaining in the offender's term of imprisonment, whichever is less.
Phase II lasts for at least one-third of the time remaining in the offender's term of imprisonment
at the beginning of Phase II. Phase III lasts for at least one-third of the time remaining in the
offender's term of imprisonment at the beginning of Phase III. Phase IV continues until the
commissioner determines that the offender has successfully completed the program or until the
offender's sentence, minus jail credit, expires, whichever occurs first. If an offender successfully
completes the intensive community supervision program before the offender's sentence expires,
the offender shall be placed on supervised release for the remainder of the sentence.
Subd. 2. Random drug testing.
(a) During phase I, the offender will be subjected at least
weekly to urinalysis and breath tests to detect the presence of controlled substances or alcohol.
The tests will be random and unannounced.
(b) During phase II, the tests will be done at least twice monthly.
(c) During phases III and IV, the tests will be done at random at the frequency determined
by the intensive supervision agent.
Subd. 3. House arrest.
(a) During phase I, the offender will be under house arrest in a
residence approved by the offender's intensive supervision agent and may not move to another
residence without permission. "House arrest" means that the offender's movements will be
severely restricted and continually monitored by the assigned agent.
(b) During phase II, modified house arrest is imposed.
(c) During phases III and IV, the offender is subjected to a daily curfew instead of house
Subd. 4. Face-to-face contacts.
(a) During phase I, the assigned intensive supervision agent
shall have at least four face-to-face contacts with the offender each week.
(b) During phase II, two face-to-face contacts a week are required.
(c) During phase III, one face-to-face contact a week is required.
(d) During phase IV, two face-to-face contacts a month are required.
(e) When an offender is an inmate of a jail or a resident of a facility which is staffed full
time, the assigned agent may reduce face-to-face contacts to one per week during all phases.
Subd. 5. Work required.
During phases I, II, III, and IV, the offender must spend at least 40
hours a week performing approved work, undertaking constructive activity designed to obtain
employment, or attending a treatment or education program as directed by the commissioner. An
offender may not spend more than six months in a residential treatment program that does not
require the offender to spend at least 40 hours a week performing approved work or undertaking
constructive activity designed to obtain employment.
Subd. 6. Electronic surveillance.
During any phase, the offender may be placed on
electronic surveillance if the intensive supervision agent so directs.
Subd. 7. Other requirements.
The commissioner may include any other conditions in the
various phases of the intensive community supervision program that the commissioner finds
necessary and appropriate.
History: 1990 c 568 art 2 s 36; 1991 c 258 s 5; 1993 c 326 art 13 s 16; 1994 c 636 art 6 s 19