New Cosponsor — Dec 7, 2010
New Cosponsor: Rep. Russ Carnahan [D-MO3, 2005-2012]
The bill now has 4 cosponsors (3 Democrats, 1 Republican).
Sep 16, 2010
111th Congress, 2009–2010
This bill was introduced on September 16, 2010, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Massachusetts's 10th congressional district
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Last Updated: Sep 16, 2010
Length: 15 pages
Reported by Committee — Dec 14, 2010
To authorize appropriations of United States assistance to help eliminate conditions in foreign prisons and other detention facilities that do not meet minimum humane standards of health, sanitation, and safety, and for other purposes.
9/16/2010--Introduced.Foreign Prison Conditions Improvement Act of 2010 - Directs the Secretary of State to annually report to Congress describing prison and detention facility conditions in countries receiving U.S. assistance, including ... Read more >
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 6153 — 111th Congress: Foreign Prison Conditions Improvement Act of 2010. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/hr6153
“H.R. 6153 — 111th Congress: Foreign Prison Conditions Improvement Act of 2010.” www.GovTrack.us. 2010. October 7, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/hr6153>
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