HB0027 (CH0212)

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2014 Regular Session



Correctional Services - Healthy Births for Incarcerated Women Act

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Delegate Washington, M.


Approved by the Governor - Chapter 212

Synopsis:Prohibiting the use of a physical restraint on an inmate while the inmate is in labor or during delivery except under specified circumstances; requiring the specified responsible medical personnel to determine when the inmate's health allows the inmate to be returned to a correctional facility after giving birth; prohibiting, with specified exceptions, a physical restraint from being used on a specified inmate; requiring specified correctional officials to develop a policy for use at each correctional facility; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note (Revised)
All Sponsors:Delegates M. Washington, A. Kelly, and B. Robinson
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: SB0656
Bill File Type: Pre-Filed
Effective Date(s): July 1, 2014
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Broad Subject(s):Public Safety
Narrow Subject(s):Correctional Institutions -see also- Patuxent Institution
Correctional Officers
Counties -see also- Chartered Counties; Code Counties
Equipment -see also- Motor Vehicle Equipment
Health -see also- Mental Health
Health Occupations -see also- specific health occupations
Juvenile Facilities
Juvenile Services, Department of
Law Enforcement -see also- State Police, Department of
Minors -see also- Age of Majority; Youth
Physicians -see also- Dentists; Med Exmnrs; Psych; etc
Prisoners -see also- Ex-Offenders
Public Safety and Correctional Services, Department of
Records -see also- Land Records; Vital Records
Safety -see also- Occupational Safety
Transportation -see also- Aircraft; Airports; Boats; etc

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