2014 Arkansas Code
Title 12 - Law Enforcement, Emergency Management, And Military Affairs
Subtitle 3 - Correctional Facilities And Programs
Chapter 29 - Inmates of State Facilities
Subchapter 4 - Medical Care
§ 12-29-403 - Inmates with a disability -- Duty of physician.

AR Code § 12-29-403 (2014) What's This?

(a) (1) Each new inmate committed to the Department of Correction shall be given a medical examination during the intake process.

(2) (A) During the medical examination required under subdivision (a)(1) of this section, the medical provider shall determine what restrictions if any shall be placed upon the inmate's work assignments.

(B) Restrictions placed upon an inmate's work assignments under subdivision (a)(2)(A) of this section shall be updated as medically necessary.

(b) The department shall not assign an inmate to a work assignment that conflicts with a restriction determined by the medical provider for the department under subdivision (a)(2) of this section.

(c) Whenever the medical provider updates the restrictions under subdivision (a)(2) of this section, the department shall adjust the inmate's work assignments as necessary to comply with the updated restrictions.

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