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75-5256. Orders of warden; publication and availability to inmates of orders and rules and regulations. (a) The warden of each correctional institution may issue orders subject to the provisions of law and the rules and regulations adopted by the secretary of corrections, as the warden may deem necessary for the government of the correctional institution and the enforcement of discipline therein.

(b) All rules and regulations or orders for the government of a correctional institution and the enforcement of discipline therein adopted or issued by the secretary of corrections and all orders issued by the warden of the correctional institution shall be published and made available to all inmates, other than rules and regulations and orders relating to emergency or security procedures. Every order issued by the warden of a correctional institution shall be effective until rescinded or amended by the warden or until disapproved by the secretary.

History: L. 1973, ch. 339, § 46; L. 1978, ch. 120, § 21; L. 1990, ch. 309, § 65; May 24.

Source or prior law:

76-2410.

CASE ANNOTATIONS

1. Question whether prison officials were bound by their own rules raised (dissenting opinion). Griffin v. Raines, 2 Kan. App. 2d 596, 601, 585 P.2d 620.

2. Policy creating "unassigned for cause" status not a rule and regulation subject to filing and publication under K.S.A. 77-415 et seq. Gilmore v. McKune, 23 Kan. App. 2d 1029, 1031, 1035, 940 P.2d 78 (1997).

3. Trial court dismissal of inmate petition without hearing for administrative punishment pursuant to ineffective rule reversed. Le v. Simmons, 24 Kan. App. 2d 591, 593, 948 P.2d 1142 (1997).


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