TITLE 20: CORRECTIONS, CRIMINAL JUSTICE, AND LAW ENFORCEMENT
CHAPTER IX: DEPARTMENT OF JUVENILE JUSTICE
SUBCHAPTER c: PROGRAMS AND SERVICES
PART 2425 CHAPLAINCY SERVICES AND RELIGIOUS PRACTICES
SECTION 2425.12 DEFINITIONS


 

Section 2425.12  Definitions

 

"Chaplain" means an individual who is commissioned, licensed, ordained, or endorsed as required by the individual's religious faith and with whom the facility has employed or contracted to conduct religious activities within a youth center.

 

"Chief Administrative Officer" means the highest ranking official of a youth center.

 

"Department" means the Department of Juvenile Justice.

 

"Director" means the Director of the Department of Juvenile Justice.

 

"Faith representative" means a religious program volunteer who is commissioned, licensed, ordained, endorsed, or otherwise accepted as a religious authority by the individual's religious faith.

 

"Religious activity" includes religious services, prayers, rituals, ceremonies, celebrations, study groups, and meetings.

 

"Religious leader" means a member of the community who is commissioned, licensed, ordained, endorsed or otherwise accepted as a religious authority by the individual's religious faith.

 

"Religious program volunteer" means a member of the community who is recognized by a faith group and who has been approved by the facility in accordance with 20 Ill. Adm. Code 2435 to conduct specific religious activities on a volunteer basis.