It requires correctional facilities to have specific policies for inmates who are pregnant, on topics like use of restraints, prenatal and postpartum care, and pregnancy testing, she said.
Maryland legislature passes women's rights bills →
"Creating a crime (could) mean that we're going to have a lot of reports that shouldn't have been reported," said Dumais. "I think we just need to tread carefully. We have some pretty strict laws on the books already."
Bill would criminalize knowing failure to report child abuse →