H.R.4488 - Solitary Confinement Study and Reform Act of 2019116th Congress (2019-2020) |
|Sponsor:||Rep. Richmond, Cedric L. [D-LA-2] (Introduced 09/25/2019)|
|Committees:||House - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||House - 10/28/2019 Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.4488 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (09/25/2019)
Solitary Confinement Study and Reform Act of 2019
This bill establishes the National Solitary Confinement Study and Reform Commission. The commission must study the impact of solitary confinement on governments, communities, and social institutions. It must also report findings and recommend national standards to reduce the use of solitary confinement.
The bill directs the Department of Justice to publish national standards to reduce solitary confinement in correctional facilities.
The Bureau of Prisons must comply with the national standards immediately.
A state or local government must comply with the national standards to receive a full allocation of funds under the Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant program.