Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Corrections
State Board of Local and Regional Jails
Minimum Standards for Jails and Lockups [6 VAC 15 ‑ 40]
Amend current 6VAC15-40-770 to require that feminine hygiene items be provided to female inmates without charge
Action 5085
General Information
Action Summary This regulatory action amends the current language of 6VAC15-40-770 to require that the facility provide feminine hygiene items (as defined by facility policy) without charge to each female inmate in order to comply with the Acts of Assembly Chapter 815 (2018)
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Executive Branch Review This action will go through the normal Executive Branch Review process.
RIS Project Yes  [005570]
Associated Mandates Provision of Feminine Hygiene Products
New Periodic Review This action will not be used to conduct a new periodic review.
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage ID Stage Type Status
8334 Fast-Track Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 01/10/2019.
Contact Information
Name / Title: Emmanuel Fontenot  / Compliance & Accreditation Manager
Address: 6900 Atmore Drive
Richmond, VA 23225
Email Address: Emmanuel.Fontenot@vadoc.virginia.go
Phone: (804)887-7923    FAX: ()-    TDD: ()-