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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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9/2/13  9:01 pm
Commenter: Elizabeth R. Ryan

Restraints for pregnant women

I agree with the recommendation of the AMA that restraints that endanger the safe delivery of a child to a pregnant inmate should not be used.

CommentID: 29002