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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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9/27/13  4:20 pm
Commenter: Becky Hanrahan, Citizen

Use of Restraints on Pregnant inmates

I was an mentor to an inmate who delivered while serving a jail sentence. It is unfortunate enough to deliver while in jail. Let's allow a baby to arrive into the world in as peacerful, tranquil, joyous atmosphere as possible.

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