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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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8/9/13  2:55 pm
Commenter: Rebecca Reed

Restraints-pregnant women

The new regulations are far better than the old ones.  Restraining a pregnant woman during delivery is one of the cruelest, non sensical regulations I have ever heard of.  Where is the humanity of those who passed this? HOw did this ever happen?

Rebecca Reed

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