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May 8, 2001
107th Congress, 2001–2002
This bill was introduced on May 8, 2001, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Senator from Wisconsin
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Last Updated: May 8, 2001
Length: 5 pages
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.
5/8/2001--Introduced.Public Safety Act - Provides that to be eligible to receive a grant under the violent offender incarceration and truth-in-sentencing incentive grant program, an applicant shall provide assurances to the ... Read more >
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Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 2927 (106th).
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Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jul 26, 2000
Referred to Committee
Last Action: May 8, 2001
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Civic Impulse. (2015). S. 842 — 107th Congress: Public Safety Act. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/107/s842
“S. 842 — 107th Congress: Public Safety Act.” www.GovTrack.us. 2001. October 4, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/107/s842>
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