H.R.979 - Public Safety Act106th Congress (1999-2000)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Strickland, Ted [D-OH-6] (Introduced 03/04/1999)|
|Committees:||House - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||House - 03/31/1999 Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.979 — 106th Congress (1999-2000)All Information (Except Text)
Public Safety Act - Provides that the recipient of a grant under the violent offender incarceration and truth-in-sentencing incentive grant program may not contract with a private contractor or vendor to provide services related to the operation of a correctional facility or the incarceration of inmates.
Introduced in House (03/04/1999)
Amends the Federal criminal code to require the Bureau of Prisons to provide that: (1) any penal or correctional facility or institution (except for community correctional confinement such as halfway houses) confining any person convicted of offenses against the United States shall be under the direction of the Director of the Bureau and shall be managed and maintained by U.S. employees; and (2) the housing, safeguarding, care, subsistence, protection, instructing, and disciplining of any person charged with or convicted of any offense against the United States (with that exception) shall be conducted and carried out by U.S. employees.