Minimum Standards for Jails and Lockups
[6 VAC 15 ‑ 40]
Amend Minimum Standards for Jails and Lockups to add requirements on restraint of pregnant offenders
|Affects other chapters
No, only affects this chapter.
||The current regulations do not proscribe any special considerations for restraint of offenders known to be pregnant while under the control of local jails and lockups. The proposed changes will specify the type of restraint devices to be used, how the restraint devices may be applied, the circumstances under which the restraints may be used, and reporting requirements for use of restraints on offenders known to be pregnant.
|Exempt from APA
No, this action is subject to the Administrative Process Act and the standard
executive branch review process.