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Department of Corrections
Guidance Document Information
Title Local Correctional Facility Standards
Document ID BOC Policy 30-1
Summary The Board of Local and Regional Jails shall establish minimum standards for the construction, equipment and operation of local correctional facilities and lockups & shall monitor compliance with minimum standards through ongoing inspections of the local correctional facilities. The Board shall take such action as appropriate in accordance with the laws relating to local correctional facilities against facilities that are not constructed, equipped, maintained or designed to comply with the minimum standards of the Board.
Effective Date 6/1/2013
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Explanation or Citations §53.1 5, Powers and Duties of Board §53.1 68, Minimum standards for local correctional facilities, lock ups and personnel, health inspection. §53.1 69, Board may prohibit confinement and require transfer of prisoners in substandard facilities §53.1 125, Failure of sheriffs or jail superintendents to comply with requirements of board; filing of complaint; withholding salary

This document applies to the following chapters
[6 VAC 15-40] Minimum Standards for Jails and Lockups

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