H.R. 1890 (110th): Public Safety Act


Apr 17, 2007
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on April 17, 2007, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Tim Holden

Representative for Pennsylvania's 17th congressional district



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Last Updated: Apr 17, 2007
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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 with 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)

4/17/2007--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.


Apr 17, 2007

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. 1890”). 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 (17D, 4R) (show)
Committee Assignments

The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.


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

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