2013 Regular Session



Correctional Services - Pregnant Detainees and Inmates - Restraint Restrictions

Sponsored by:

Delegate Washington, M.


In the House - Conference Committee Appointed

Synopsis:Requiring that the medical professional responsible for the care of an inmate determine when the inmate's health allows the inmate to be returned to a correctional facility after giving birth; providing that it is the policy of the State that restraint of pregnant inmates during labor and delivery should not be used unless determined necessary by an attending medical professional or specified others; requiring the security officer of a correctional facility to make and maintain specified written findings; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note (Revised)
All Sponsors:Delegates M. Washington, B. Robinson, A. Kelly, Anderson, Barve, Bobo, Braveboy, Carr, Carter, Clippinger, Conaway, Cullison, Dumais, Frush, Glenn, Griffith, Gutierrez, Hixson, Hucker, Jones, Kaiser, Lee, Luedtke, McComas, McIntosh, A. Miller, Mizeur, Pena-Melnyk, Reznik, S. Robinson, Rosenberg, Summers, and Waldstreicher
Additional Facts:Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): July 1, 2013
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Broad Subject(s):Public Safety
Narrow Subject(s):Correctional Institutions -see also- Patuxent Institution
Correctional Officers
Health -see also- Mental Health
Health Occupations -see also- specific health occupations
Juvenile Causes
Juvenile Services, Department of
Minors -see also- Age of Majority; Youth
Prisoners -see also- Ex-Offenders
Records -see also- Land Records; Vital Records
Rules and Regulations
Safety -see also- Occupational Safety
Transportation -see also- Aircraft; Airports; Boats; etc
Statutes:Article - Correctional Services
(9-601, 11-206, 9-601.1)
Article - Human Services

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October 24, 2017 1:03 P.M.