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Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
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Department of Corrections
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State Board of Local and Regional Jails
chapter
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  11:22 am
Commenter: Brian Powell

Restrict the use of restraints on pregnant inmates during labor and delivery.
 

Restrict the use of restraints on pregnant inmates during labor and delivery.  Move towards providing more civilized conditions in jails and correctional facilities for expecting mothers.  Thank you.

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