Summary: H.R.6256 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (06/27/2018)

Congressional Access to Children's Detention Facilities Act

This bill requires the Department of Justice, the Department of Homeland Security, or the Department of Health and Human Services to allow Members of Congress to tour any facility in which one or more foreign national minors (a noncitizen of the United States under age 18) are housed. The Departments must allow members of the press to accompany a visiting Member of Congress and may place limits on such tours based on the number of foreign national minors housed.