H.R.5130 - SIMARRA Act114th Congress (2015-2016)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Jackson Lee, Sheila [D-TX-18] (Introduced 04/29/2016)|
|Committees:||House - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||House - 05/17/2016 Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.5130 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (04/29/2016)
Stop Infant Mortality And Recidivism Reduction Act of 2016 or the SIMARRA Act
This bill directs the Bureau of Prisons to establish a pilot program to allow incarcerated women who give birth and children born during such incarceration to reside together in a separate prison housing unit.
It sets forth inmate eligibility criteria and program participation requirements.