H.R.5087 - Private Prison Information Act of 2019116th Congress (2019-2020) |
|Sponsor:||Rep. Clay, Wm. Lacy [D-MO-1] (Introduced 11/14/2019)|
|Committees:||House - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||House - 12/18/2019 Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.5087 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (11/14/2019)
Private Prison Information Act of 2019
This bill specifies that a record related to a non-federal prison, correctional, or detention facility must be considered a federal agency record for purposes of the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA).
A non-federal prison, correctional, or detention facility must disclose information under FOIA unless the information is exempt from disclosure or the disclosure is prohibited by law.
The term "non-federal prison, correctional, or detention facility" means (1) a private prison, correctional, or detention facility; or (2) a state or local prison, jail, or other correctional or detention facility.