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Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Corrections
State Board of Local and Regional Jails
Minimum Standards for Jails and Lockups [6 VAC 15 ‑ 40]
Action Amend Minimum Standards for Jails and Lockups to add requirements on restraint of pregnant offenders
Stage Proposed
Comment Period Ends 9/27/2013
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7/29/13  11:15 am
Commenter: Diane Reynolds

Approve new regulations limiting restraints for prisoners giving birth

Please support the new regulations that would limit restraints for pregnant women while giving birth. This would provide humane treatment and increased safety for the mother and new baby. Thank you!

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