244.172 CHALLENGE INCARCERATION PROGRAM; PHASES I TO III.
Subdivision 1. Phase I.
Phase I of the program lasts at least six months. The offender must
be confined in a state correctional facility designated by the commissioner and must successfully
participate in all intensive treatment, education and work programs required by the commissioner.
The offender must also submit on demand to random drug and alcohol testing at time intervals set
by the commissioner. Throughout phase I, the commissioner must severely restrict the offender's
telephone and visitor privileges.
Subd. 2. Phase II.
Phase II of the program lasts at least six months. The offender shall
serve this phase of the offender's sentence in an intensive supervision and surveillance program
established by the commissioner. The commissioner may impose such requirements on the
offender as are necessary to carry out the goals of the program. Throughout phase II, the offender
must be required to submit to drug and alcohol tests randomly or for cause, on demand of the
supervising agent. The commissioner shall also require the offender to report daily to a challenge
incarceration agent or program staff.
Subd. 3. Phase III.
Phase III continues until the commissioner determines that the offender
has successfully completed the program or until the offender's sentence, minus jail credit,
expires, whichever comes first. If an offender successfully completes phase III of the challenge
incarceration program before the offender's sentence expires, the offender shall be placed on
supervised release for the remainder of the sentence. The commissioner shall set the level of the
offender's supervision based on the public risk presented by the offender.
History: 1992 c 513 art 9 s 5; 1992 c 571 art 11 s 7,17; 1993 c 326 art 8 s 11,12; 1994 c 636
art 6 s 20; 1996 c 408 art 8 s 7; 2000 c 299 s 5