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Introduced in House (12/10/2014)

Private Prison Information Act of 2014 - Subjects records relating to the operation of and prisoners in a prison or other correctional or detention facility that is owned or operated by a nongovernmental entity, state, or local government and that incarcerates or detains federal prisoners pursuant to a contract or agreement with a federal agency to the Freedom of Information Act in the same manner as records maintained by a federal agency operating a federal prison or detention facility.

Actions Overview (1)

12/10/2014 Introduced in House

All Actions (2)

12/10/2014 Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
Action By: House of Representatives
12/10/2014 Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

Titles (2)

Short Titles:

Short Titles - House of Representatives

Short Titles as Introduced:

Private Prison Information Act of 2014

Official Titles:

Official Titles - House of Representatives

Official Title as Introduced:

To require non-Federal prisons and detention facilities holding Federal prisoners under a contract with the Federal Government to make available to the public the same information pertaining to facility operations and to prisoners held in such facilities that Federal prisons and detention facilities are required to make available.

Subjects (8)

  • Civil actions and liability
  • Correctional facilities and imprisonment
  • Detention of persons
  • Freedom of information
  • Intergovernmental relations
  • Public contracts and procurement
  • State and local government operations

Cosponsors (7)

Committees (1)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
House Judiciary12/10/2014 Referred to

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