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Board of Corrections
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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  6:11 pm
Commenter: Michael N Getsi

Use of Restraints on Pregnant Inmates.
 

I encourage the board to severly restrict the use of restraints on pregnant inmates since they can harm both the mother and the baby.  Governor McDonnell's proposed regulations should be adopted.  

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