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Short Title(s) as Introduced

Solitary Confinement Study and Reform Act of 2019

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Official Titles - House of Representatives

Official Title as Introduced

To develop and implement national standards for the use of solitary confinement in correctional facilities, and for other purposes.


Actions Overview (1)

Date Actions Overview
09/25/2019Introduced in House

All Actions (3)

Date All Actions
10/28/2019Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security.
Action By: Committee on the Judiciary
09/25/2019Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
Action By: House of Representatives
09/25/2019Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

Cosponsors (1)

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CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Rep. Walker, Mark [R-NC-6]* 09/25/2019

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Related Documents
House Judiciary09/25/2019 Referred to
House Judiciary Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security10/28/2019 Referred to

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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.