H.R. 1994 (108th): Public Safety Act


May 6, 2003
108th Congress, 2003–2004

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on May 6, 2003, 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: May 6, 2003
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About the bill

Full Title

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)

5/6/2003--Introduced.Public Safety Act - Prohibits funds provided by the Federal Government to a State or local government for the purpose of providing core correctional services from being used to contract ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


May 6, 2003

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 1994”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


21 cosponsors (20D, 1R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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H.R. 1764 (107th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: May 8, 2001

H.R. 2305 (109th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: May 11, 2005

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