Nevada Juvenile Justice

Sec. § 63.185
Restriction on use of restraints on child who is in labor, delivering her baby or recuperating from delivery.


1.

No restraints of any kind may be used on a child who is in labor, delivering her baby or recuperating from delivery unless there are compelling reasons to believe that the child presents:

(a)

A serious and immediate threat of harm to herself, staff or others; or

(b)

A substantial flight risk and cannot be reasonably confined by other means.

2.

If a child who is in labor, delivering her baby or recuperating from delivery is restrained, only the least restrictive restraints which are necessary to ensure safety and security may be used.
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Feb. 5, 2021