Public Safety and Homeland Security
Department of Corrections
State Board of Local and Regional Jails
Establish minimum standards for health care services in local, regional, and community correctional facilities.
Purpose of legislation
To establish minimum standards for health care services, including medical, dental, pharmaceutical, and behavioral health services, in local, regional, and community correctional facilities and procedures for enforcing such minimum standards, with the advice of and guidance from the Commissioner of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services and State Health Commissioner or their designees.
|Legislation mandating a change||Chap 695 (2019) Chap 696 (2019)|
|VAC chapters to be amended||
6 vac 15 - 40 : Minimum Standards for Jails and Lockups
|Associated Regulatory Actions||No regulatory action has been filed.|