2019 Uncodified Acts

2019 Virginia Uncodified Acts
11/19/2019

CHAPTER 725

An Act to require the Board of Corrections to review its standards related to allowable restraint practices for pregnant prisoners.

[S 1772]

Approved March 21, 2019

 

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Virginia:

1. § 1. That the Board of Corrections shall review its standards related to allowable restraint practices for pregnant prisoners to ensure that (i) pregnant prisoners are treated humanely and restrained in a manner that accounts for their specific health needs and (ii) such restraint procedures provide adequate protection for the safety of correctional staff and others who may be in close proximity to such prisoners.