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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
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Comment Period Ends 2/29/2012
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2/13/12  4:00 pm
Commenter: Tom Obenschain *

Limit the Use of Restraints on Virginia's Pregnant Prisoners
 

Shackling presents a real threat to the life of the mother and her child.




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