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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 6. Criminal Justice and Corrections
Agency 15. Department of Corrections
Chapter 40. Minimum Standards for Jails and Lockups
10/30/2020

6VAC15-40-250. Participation in Religious Services or Counseling.

Written policy, procedure, and practice shall allow inmates to participate voluntarily in available religious services or counseling of their choice during scheduled hours within the facility. The constitutional right to pursue any lawful and legitimate religious practice shall be guaranteed to all inmates consistent with maintaining the order and security of the facility.

Statutory Authority

§§ 53.1-5, 53.1-68, and 53.1-131 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from VR230-30-001 § 4.3, eff. April 1, 1987; amended, Volume 04, Issue 09, eff. April 1, 1988; Volume 07, Issue 12, eff. May 1, 1991; Volume 09, Issue 12, eff. May 1, 1993; Volume 11, Issue 21, eff. August 10, 1995; Volume 29, Issue 04, eff. November 22, 2012.

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