H.R.4124 - Protecting Youth from Solitary Confinement Act113th Congress (2013-2014)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Cardenas, Tony [D-CA-29] (Introduced 02/28/2014)|
|Committees:||House - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||04/16/2014 Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.4124 — 113th Congress (2013-2014)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (02/28/2014)
Protecting Youth from Solitary Confinement Act - Amends the federal criminal code to prohibit subjecting a juvenile in federal custody in a juvenile facility to solitary confinement.
Requires the Director of the Board of Prisons to report annually to the President and Congress on: (1) the most recent data regarding the rate at which juveniles are subject to solitary confinement; and (2) the trends demonstrated by data on juveniles subjected to solitary confinement with regard to the types of offenses for which the juveniles were incarcerated, the race, gender, and age of such juveniles, how many hours such juveniles were subject to solitary confinement, and the purposes of the solitary confinement.