S. 842 (107th): Public Safety Act


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.


Russell Feingold

Senator from Wisconsin



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Last Updated: May 8, 2001
Length: 5 pages

About the bill

Full Title

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.

Summary (CRS)

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 >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


May 8, 2001

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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 842”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


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Related Bills

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S. 2927 (106th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jul 26, 2000

H.R. 1764 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: May 8, 2001

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