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Short Title(s) as Introduced

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

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Official Title as Introduced

To preclude the transfer of Federal prisoners during the emergency period described in section 1135(g)(1)(B) of the Social Security Act, and for other purposes.


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04/03/2020Introduced in House

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04/03/2020Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
Action By: House of Representatives
04/03/2020Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

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House Judiciary04/03/2020 Referred to

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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.