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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 6. Criminal Justice and Corrections
Agency 15. Department of Corrections
Chapter 45. Regulations for Private Management and Operation of Prison Facilities
4/8/2020

6VAC15-45-500. General Inmate Housing Areas.

Part VII
Physical Plant

Article 1
Program and Service Areas

Inmates assigned to general inmate housing areas shall have access to the following (special housing requirements may be altered to ensure inmate staff safety and security):

1. A toilet above floor level which is available for use without staff assistance twenty-four hours a day.

2. A wash basin with potable, hot and cold water.

3. A bed above floor level.

4. Enclosable storage space or locker.

5. Natural lighting.

6. Special use housing requirements may be altered to ensure inmate staff safety and security.

Statutory Authority

§ 53.1-266 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from VR230-01-006 § 7.1; Volume 12, Issue 04, eff. December 13, 1995.

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