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§ 629. Sex offender stand-alone long-term care facility

Oklahoma Statutes AnnotatedTitle 57. Prisons and Reformatories

Oklahoma Statutes Annotated
Title 57. Prisons and Reformatories (Refs & Annos)
Chapter 9A. Treatment and Probation Facilities
57 Okl.St.Ann. § 629
Formerly cited as OK ST T. 63, § 1-849
§ 629. Sex offender stand-alone long-term care facility
A. The Department of Corrections shall promulgate rules and establish procedures necessary to allow the eligibility of certain offenders to be considered for parole to a private, stand-alone, long-term care facility for any offender deemed by the Department of Corrections to be either terminally ill or progressively debilitated as defined by the medical profession.
B. For the purpose of this section:
1. Terminally ill means having a condition that reasonably may be expected to result in death within twenty-four (24) months; and
2. Long-term care facility means a health care facility, other than a general acute or specialty hospital, constructed, licensed, and operated to provide patient living accommodations, twenty-four-hour staff availability, and at least two of the following patient services:
a. a selection of patient care services, under the direction and supervision of a registered nurse, ranging from continuous medical, skilled nursing, psychological, or other professional therapies to intermittent health-related or paraprofessional care services, and
b. a structured supportive living environment that provides support or assistance with individual activities of daily living.
C. The Department of Corrections will create a list of offenders eligible for parole to the private, stand-alone, long-term care facility to be provided to the Oklahoma Pardon and Parole Board for consideration.
D. Eligible offenders shall not include offenders who are sentenced as follows:
1. Death row inmates;
2. Life without possibility of parole; or
3. Sentenced for a violent offense as listed in Section 571 of Title 57 of the Oklahoma Statutes.


Laws 2008, c. 411, § 1, eff. Nov. 1, 2008; Renumbered from Title 63, § 1-849 and amended by Laws 2015, c. 227, §§ 1, 2, eff. Nov. 1, 2015.
57 Okl. St. Ann. § 629, OK ST T. 57 § 629
Current with legislation of the First Regular Session of the 59th Legislature (2023) and the First Extraordinary Session of the 59th Legislature (2023). Some sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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