H.R. 979 (106th): Public Safety Act


Mar 4, 1999
106th Congress, 1999–2000

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on March 4, 1999, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Ted Strickland

Representative for Ohio's 6th congressional district



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Last Updated: Mar 4, 1999
Length: 5 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To ensure that services related to the operation of a correctional facility and the incarceration of inmates are not provided by private contractors or vendors and that persons convicted of any offenses against the United States shall be housed in facilities managed and maintained by Federal employees.

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Related Bills

Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.

H.R. 1764 (107th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: May 8, 2001

What is a bill?

The “H.R.” in “H.R. 979” means this is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress. A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Mar 4, 1999


145 cosponsors (123D, 21R, 1I) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no votes related to this bill.

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