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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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8/1/13  11:27 am
Commenter: William Heipp

Restraints during labor for incarcerated women

I urge support for the proposed regulations that would restrict the use of restraints on pregnant inmates during labor and delivery. 

CommentID: 28738