bill to ensure that the incarceration of inmates is not provided by private contractors or vendors and that persons charged or convicted of an offense against the United States shall be housed in facilities managed and maintained by Federal, State, or local governments.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor. Senator for Wisconsin. Democrat.
Last Updated: May 8, 2001
Length: 5 pages
May 8, 2001
107th Congress, 2001–2002
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on May 8, 2001, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Jul 26, 2000
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 2927 (106th).
May 8, 2001
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S. 842 (107th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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This bill was introduced in the 107th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2001 to Nov 22, 2002. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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