Summary: H.R.6427 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)

There is one summary for H.R.6427. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Introduced in House (04/03/2020)

Pausing All New Detention and Ending Movement of Inmates for Coronavirus Act of 2020 or the PANDEMIC Act of 2020

This bill limits the transfer of prisoners between facilities during the public health emergency declared on January 31, 2020, relating to COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019).

The Bureau of Prisons may take actions as necessary to expand capacity in any correctional facility.