Summary: H.R.5130 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Information (Except Text)

There is one summary for H.R.5130. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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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.