Summary: H.R.3868 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)

There is one summary for H.R.3868. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

Shown Here:
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.