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File #: 220444    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Ordinance Status: Referred
File created: 5/16/2022 In control: Special Committee for Legal Review
On agenda: 5/24/2022 Final action:
Title: Amending Chapter 44, Code of Ordinances, Corrections, by repealing Sections 44-1, 44-9 and 44-11 relating to prisoners in the custody of the City, and enacting in lieu thereof three new sections of like number and subject matter.
Attachments: 1. Fact Sheet, 2. 220444 Compared Version, 3. 220444com
ORDINANCE NO. 220444

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Amending Chapter 44, Code of Ordinances, Corrections, by repealing Sections 44-1, 44-9 and 44-11 relating to prisoners in the custody of the City, and enacting in lieu thereof three new sections of like number and subject matter.

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BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:
Section 1. That Chapter 44, Code of Ordinances, Corrections, by repealing Sections 44-1, 44-9 and 44-11 relating to prisoners in the custody of the City, and enacting in lieu thereof three new sections of like number and subject matter, to read as follows:

Sec. 44-1. Powers of the city manager and administrator of corrections regarding
prisoners.

(a) The city manager, administrator of corrections and their designees shall have the power to:

(1) Inquire into the nature of any case brought before the municipal division courts of the city, and may recommend that any person convicted thereby shall be pardoned;

(2) Authority to transport or designate an authorized agent to transport inmates to and from a correctional facility as designated by the city manager or the manager's designee pursuant to an inmate housing agreement;

(3) Establish rules and regulations under which and specify the conditions upon which, any prisoner may be allowed to go on work release or be assigned outside the buildings and enclosures of any correctional facility. Such prisoner shall remain, while on work release, in the legal custody and under the control of city manager, administrator of corrections and their designees and shall be subject at any time to be placed or taken back within the enclosures of the correctional facility for violation of any conditions of such work release or assigned outside work;

(4) Enforce such powers, regulations and conditions, and to retake and re-imprison any prisoner so trusted to the correctional facility.

(5) Promulgate rules and procedures that shall govern the safety, security and the health of inmates ...

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