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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.