Summary: H.R.901 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (02/07/2017)

Maintaining dignity and Eliminating unnecessary Restrictive Confinement of Youths Act of 2017 or the MERCY Act

This bill amends the federal criminal code to prohibit juvenile solitary confinement, except as a temporary response to behavior that poses a serious and immediate risk of harm.