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Page Title: Standards Revisions
ACA File No.
This form is to be used for proposals for new additions, deletions, or revisions to all ACA standards manuals. Following completion of the proposal form, it will be presented to the Standards Committee at the next meeting. Each section must be filled out in its entirety. Proposals not correctly submitted will be rejected.

  1. Manual: Please identify the manual that contains the standard you are proposing a revision to.
  2. Edition: Insert the edition number(s) of the manual.
  3. Standard Number(s): Insert all standard numbers that apply to your proposal.
  4. Agency/Facility Information:
    1. Size of Facility: State the number of inmates housed in the facility you operate and/or work in (if applicable).
    2. Accredited status: Please indicate whether or not your agency/facility is accredited (if applicable).
1. Manual:
2. Edition:
3. Existing Standard Number(s):
4. Agency/Facility Name:

A. Size of Facility:
B. Is facility accredited?: Yes No
5. Type of Proposal (check appropriate box) New Standard
6. Existing Standard: Insert the current version of the standard exactly as it has been published in the standards manual or standards supplement manual (existing standards only).

7. Proposal: Insert the proposed new standard or revision. A proposed standard should clearly communicate the overall purpose or intent of the condition, activity, and/or program that will be required and an overall goal to be achieved consistent with the overall purpose.
8. General Comments: Explain why you believe the action should be taken in your own words.
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