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6VAC35-101-45. Contracts between juvenile detention centers and separate entities.

When a detention center enters into an agreement with a separate entity for the purpose of detaining a juvenile in the separate entity's custody, the agreement shall provide that the program housing the juvenile shall be subject to 6VAC35-20, Regulation Governing the Monitoring, Approval, and Certification of Juvenile Justice Programs and Facilities.

1. For purposes of demonstrating compliance with this chapter, the agreement shall allow the department the same access to the detained juvenile and to the records and reports for the detained juvenile as is authorized currently under ยง 16.1-309.10 of the Code of Virginia and 6VAC35-20 for all other residents in the detention center.

2. Nothing in this section shall prevent the detention center and the separate entity from agreeing that services and treatment shall exceed the requirements of this chapter for those youth in the custody of the separate entity.