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Virginia Chapter 516 (SB 1777)

Virginia Chapter 516 (SB 1777)

2019 Virginia Chapter 516

This law, signed by the governor on March 18, 2019, requires the department of corrections to report to the legislature and the Governor information regarding the number of people who were placed in restrictive housing, the number of people who were released from restrictive housing, the demographics of those people, the amount of time they spent in restrictive housing, and other related information.

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Keywords: administrative, data, reports, length of stay, average daily population, ADP, age, race, sex, ethnicity, mental health code, security level, custody level, SAM Unit, legislation.