There is one summary for H.R.816. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Introduced in House (02/25/1997)

Federal No Frills Prisons Act of 1997 - Prohibits the use of Federal funds to provide in the Federal prison system in-cell television viewing (with an exception), viewing of R, X, or NC-17 rated motion pictures, instruction in certain fighting arts or equipment therefor, bodybuilding or weightlifting equipment, possession of coffee pots or heating elements, and use or possession of electric musical instruments.