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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
9/25/2020

6VAC15-40-450. Suicide Prevention and Intervention Plan.

There shall be a written suicide prevention and intervention plan. These procedures shall be reviewed and documented by an appropriate medical or mental health authority prior to implementation and every three years thereafter. These procedures shall be reviewed every 12 months by staff having contact with inmates. Such reviews shall be documented.

Statutory Authority

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

Historical Notes

Derived from VR230-30-001 § 4.32; Volume 11, Issue 21, eff. August 10, 1995; amended, Virginia Register Volume 18, Issue 20, eff. July 17, 2002; Volume 29, Issue 04, eff. November 22, 2012.

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