Description: H.Amdt. 516 — 103rd Congress (1993-1994)All Information (Except Text)

Amendments en bloc: (1) require the Federal Government to incarcerate or to reimburse States and localities for the costs of incarcerating undocumented aliens; (2) allow law enforcement officials and courts access to criminal history information in stalking and domestic violence cases; (3) protect the privacy of information provided to State motor vehicle departments; (4) require State prison inmates to exhaust the prison's administrative remedies prior to filing an action in Federal court; (5) restrict the ability to bring suits based on prison overcrowding; and (6) prohibit prisoners from engaging in weight training or martial arts instructions.

Purpose:

An amendment comprised of six amendments offered en bloc which include amendments numbered 32, 36, 40, 48, 49, and 50 printed in part 2 of House report 103-474. The amendments require the Federal Government to incarcerate or to reimburse states and localities for the costs of incarcerating undocumented aliens convicted in State courts; give law enforcement officials and courts access to criminal history for use in stalking and domestic violence cases; prohibit state motor vehicle departments from disclosing personal information about any individual with certain specified exceptions; add a new title on prison security enhancement; add a new title on civil rights of institutionalized persons; and provide that a Federal court shall not hold prison or jail overcrowding unconstitutional under the eighth amendment except in certain instances.

House Amendment Code:

(A018)

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