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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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8/12/13  4:54 pm
Commenter: Andrew Maurer

Adopt restrictions
 

An innocent child and the health of an inmate mother should never be put at risk. The dignity and health of each must be made a priority. Please adopt reasonable and clearly proscribed guidelines that minimize the restraints placed on pregnant and post-partum mothers.

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