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(e) The Department shall make every effort to utilize outdoor areas for visits during the warm weather months.
10.3 Visiting Schedule
(b) Visiting hours may be varied to fit the schedules of individual institutions but must meet the following minimum requirements for sentenced prisoners:
(d) Visits shall last at least one hour. This time period shall not begin until the prisoner and visitor meet in the visiting room.
(e) Prisoners are entitled to at least two visits per week with at least one on an evening or the weekend, as the prisoner wishes. By September 1, 1978, detainees shall be entitled to at least three visits per week with at least one on an evening or the weekend, as the detainee wishes. Visits by properly identified persons providing services or assistance, including lawyers, doctors, religious advisors, public officials, therapists, counselors and media representatives, shall not count against this number.
(f) There shall be no limit to the number of visits by a particular visitor or category of visitors.
(g) In addition to the minimum number of visits required by subdivisions (a), (b) and (e) of this Section, additional visitation shall be provided in cases involving special necessity, including but not limited to, emergency situations and situations involving lengthy travel time.
(h) Prisoners shall be permitted to visit with at least three visitors at the same time, with the maximum number to be determined by the institution.
(i) Visitors shall be permitted to visit with at least two prisoners at the same time, with the maximum number to be determined by the institution.
(j) If necessitated by lack of space, an institution may limit the total number of persons in any group of visitors and prisoners to four. Such a limitation shall be waived in cases involving special necessity, including but not limited to, emergency situations and situations involving lengthy travel time.
10.4 Initial Visit
(b) If a visiting period scheduled pursuant to Section 10.3(a) is not available within 24 hours after a detainee's admission, arrangements shall be made to ensure that the initial visit required by this Section is made available.
10.5 Visitor Identification and Registration
(b) Each visitor shall be required to enter in the institution visitors log:
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