Virginia Regulatory Town Hall

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Amend current 6VAC15-40-770 to require that feminine hygiene ...
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6VAC15-40-770. Provision of hygiene items.

The facility shall provide soap, a toothbrush, and toothpaste or toothpowder to each inmate upon admission to the general population. Feminine hygiene items (as defined by facility policy), including sanitary napkins and tampons, shall be provided upon reasonable request to each female inmate assigned to the general population without charge. Notwithstanding security considerations, shaving equipment, including a mirror, and haircuts shall be made available, and the hygiene needs of all inmates shall be met.