To improve the conditions for women inmates in jails and correctional facilities.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for California's 35th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Mar 14, 2000
Length: 4 pages
106th Congress (1999–2000)
This bill was introduced on March 14, 2000, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
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22 Cosponsors (21 Democrats, 1 Republican)
Mar 14, 2000
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H.R. 3920 (106th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 3920. This is the one from the 106th Congress.
This bill was introduced in the 106th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 1999 to Dec 15, 2000. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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Protection of Women in Prisons Act of 1999, H.R. 3920, 106th Cong. (2000).
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