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HB 0151 - Penal institutions; restraints on pregnant inmates under certain circumstances; prohibit use
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Tracking Level: Evaluating
Sponsor: Keisha Waites
Last Action: 1/31/2017 - House Second Readers
House Committee: Public Safety and Homeland Security
Assigned To:
Correctional Institutions/JailNext Bill
Debra NesbitNext Bill

Staff Analysis of the Legislation

This legislation prohibits the use of handcuffs and shackles on a pregnant inmate during labor or delivery unless there is a reasonable basis to believe that it is necessary to keep her from injuring herself or others.

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