H.R.1957 - To amend the base closure laws to require the Secretary of Defense to transfer real property and facilities at military installations being closed or realigned to States and other entities that agree to convert the property and facilities into correctional facilities for youthful offenders to be operated as military-style boot camps and to require the Secretary to develop a program to promote the expanded use of such correctional facilities.103rd Congress (1993-1994)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Burton, Dan [R-IN-6] (Introduced 05/04/1993)|
|Committees:||House - Armed Services; Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||House - 06/24/1993 Referred to the Subcommittee on Intellectual Property and Judicial Administration. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.1957 — 103rd Congress (1993-1994)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (05/04/1993)
Amends the Defense Base Closure and Realignment Act of 1990 and the Defense Authorization Amendments and Base Closure and Realignment Act to require the Secretary of Defense, before any action is taken with respect to the disposal or transfer of real property at a military facility being closed or realigned, to notify the State and each local government in which the facility is located, as well as other interested persons, of the suitability of the property or facility for conversion and use as a youthful offender boot camp. Requires the State, local government, or interested party to whom such real property is so transferred to certify that the property or facilities will be promptly converted and used for such purpose.
Directs the Secretary to develop a model program intended to incorporate military basic training, instruction, and disciplinary procedures into the design and operation of youthful offender boot camps at the Federal, State, and local levels.
Amends the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 to reallocate between public agencies and private nonprofit organizations the percentage of grant funds authorized under such Act for correctional options that provide alternatives to traditional modes of incarceration and offender release programs.