New Cosponsors — May 11, 2010
New Cosponsor: Rep. Jared Polis [D-CO2]
New Cosponsor: Rep. John Conyers [D-MI13]
The bill now has 3 cosponsors (3 Democrats).
Jan 19, 2010
111th Congress, 2009–2010
This bill was introduced on January 19, 2010, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for California's 33rd congressional district
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Last Updated: Jan 19, 2010
Length: 28 pages
To ensure that individuals detained by the Department of Homeland Security are treated humanely, provided adequate medical care, and granted certain specified rights.
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 4470 — 111th Congress: Safe Treatment, Avoiding Needless Deaths, and Abuse Reduction in the Detention System Act. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/hr4470
“H.R. 4470 — 111th Congress: Safe Treatment, Avoiding Needless Deaths, and Abuse Reduction in the Detention System Act.” www.GovTrack.us. 2010. July 2, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/hr4470>
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