2022 Wyoming Statutes
Title 7 - Criminal Procedure
Chapter 18 - Community Corrections
Section 7-18-106 - Powers and Duties of Boards.
7-18-106. Powers and duties of boards.
(a) Subject to this act, a corrections board may:
(i) Contract with the department to accept offenders, parolees and inmates for placement in an adult community correctional facility or program operating under a contract for services with the corrections board within the county or counties served by the corrections board;
(ii) Repealed By Laws 2003, Ch. 42, § 2.
(iii) Accept, reject or reject after acceptance the placement pursuant to a contract with the department, of any offender, parolee or inmate in an adult community correctional facility or program. If an offender, parolee or inmate is rejected by the corrections board after initial acceptance, the offender, parolee or inmate shall be placed in the custody of a sheriff of a county served by the corrections board for a reasonable period of time pending receipt of appropriate orders for the transfer of the offender, parolee or inmate.
(b) A corrections board shall:
(i) Screen all offenders, parolees and inmates proposed to be placed in an adult community correctional facility or program taking into account the potential risk resulting from the placement of the offender, parolee or inmate as well as the aptitude, attitude and social and occupational skills of the offender, parolee or inmate;
(ii) Review, inspect and evaluate all adult community correctional facilities and programs operating within the county or counties served by the corrections board; and
(iii) If the offender is a convicted misdemeanant, obtain funding for the placement from nonstate sources.
(c) Notwithstanding W.S. 1-39-101 through 1-39-120 or any other provision of law and except for intentional torts or illegal acts, a corrections board and its members are immune from any liability, either as a board or individually, for any actions or omissions by the board or any member thereof pursuant to this act.