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Private Prison Information Act of 2019

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A bill to require non-Federal prison, correctional, and detention facilities holding Federal prisoners or detainees under a contract with the Federal Government to make the same information available to the public that Federal prisons and correctional facilities are required to make available.


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11/05/2019Introduced in Senate

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11/05/2019Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
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Senate Judiciary11/05/2019 Referred to

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Introduced in Senate (11/05/2019)

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.