90th General Assembly
Summary of HB3891
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Short description: 
CD CORR-PREGNANT PRISONERS                                                 

Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
        Amends the Unified Code of Corrections.   Provides  that  when  a      
   pregnant  female  committed  person  brought  to  a  hospital  from an      
   Illinois correctional center for the purpose of delivering  her  baby,      
   no handcuffs, shackles, or restraints of any kind shall be used during      
   her  transport to a medical facility for the purpose of delivering her      
   baby.  Prohibits irons or shackles or waist shackles from  being  used      
   on  a  pregnant  female  committed person who is in labor.  Requires a      
   correctional officer to be posted  immediately  outside  the  delivery      
   room  upon  the pregnant female committed person's entry to that room.      
   Requires  the  Department  of  Corrections  to  provide  for  adequate      
   personnel to monitor the pregnant female committed person  during  her      
   transport  to  and  from  the  hospital  and  during  her  stay at the      
Last action on Bill: SESSION SINE DIE

   Last action date: 99-01-12

           Location: House

 Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE -   0     SENATE -   0


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