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642.02 CONSTRUCTION, REPAIR; PRESENCE OF JAILER.
    Subdivision 1. Approval, standards required. The commissioner of corrections shall not
approve any plan for the construction of a lockup, or repairs to an existing lockup at an estimated
cost of more than $5,000, unless the plan meets the standards established by the commissioner's
rules.
    Subd. 2. Jailer or custodian. No prisoner shall be detained without a jailer or custodian
present in the lockup, awake and alert at all times, capable of responding to the reasonable needs
of the prisoner.
History: (10876) RL s 5488; 1913 c 438 s 1; 1955 c 491 s 2; 1959 c 263 s 2; 1976 c 299
s 6; 1980 c 602 s 11