H.R.2823 - Protecting Youth from Solitary Confinement Act114th Congress (2015-2016)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Cardenas, Tony [D-CA-29] (Introduced 06/18/2015)|
|Committees:||House - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||House - 07/01/2015 Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.2823 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (06/18/2015)
Protecting Youth from Solitary Confinement Act
This bill amends the federal criminal code to prohibit solitary confinement for juveniles in federal custody at juvenile facilities.
The legislation requires the Board of Prisons to submit an annual report to the President and Congress that summarizes and analyzes data regarding the rate of juvenile solitary confinement and trends demonstrated by an analysis of each incarcerated juvenile's offense, race, gender, age, hours of solitary confinement, and purpose of solitary confinement.