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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.

HIST: (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

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