H.R.3868 - Help Oversee, Manage, and Evaluate Safe Treatment and Ensure Access without Delay Act of 2019116th Congress (2019-2020) |
|Sponsor:||Rep. Wasserman Schultz, Debbie [D-FL-23] (Introduced 07/22/2019)|
|Committees:||House - Judiciary; Homeland Security|
|Latest Action:||House - 08/12/2019 Referred to the Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.3868 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (07/22/2019)
Help Oversee, Manage, and Evaluate Safe Treatment and Ensure Access without Delay Act of 2019 or the HOMESTEAD Act of 2019
This bill prohibits a detention facility from (1) preventing a Member of Congress from entering for the purpose of conducting oversight, or (2) making any temporary modification that alters what a visiting Member may observe. Further, a Member is not required to provide notice of intent to enter a detention facility for the purpose of conducting oversight.
A detention facility is any facility used to detain or house aliens and operated by or for the Department of Homeland Security or the Department of Health and Human Services.