Bill Text: VA SB1772 | 2019 | Regular Session | Enrolled


Bill Title: Pregnant prisoners; use of restraint.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)

Status: (Enrolled) 2019-03-04 - Governor: Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 26, 2019 [SB1772 Detail]

Download: Virginia-2019-SB1772-Enrolled.html

VIRGINIA ACTS OF ASSEMBLY -- CHAPTER
An Act to require the Board of Corrections to review its standards related to allowable restraint practices for pregnant prisoners.
[S 1772]
Approved

 

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.

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