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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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7/31/13  1:04 pm
Commenter: Christine Reppucci

restraining pregnant women in correctional facilities

As a mother I cannot imagine being restrained during the vulnerable process of labor and delivery.  This is a cruel and unusual regulation.  Please act to change these regulations to a more compassionate and commonsense approach.

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