Summary: S.2742 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in Senate (10/30/2019)

Federal Prisons Accountability Act of 2019

This bill modifies the appointment procedures and term of service for the Director of the Bureau of Prisons.

Currently, the Director is appointed by the Attorney General. This bill requires the Director to be appointed by the President and confirmed by the Senate.

The bill also limits the Director to a single term of 10 years.