S. 3798 (111th): Foreign Prison Conditions Improvement Act of 2010


Sep 16, 2010
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on December 14, 2010, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Patrick Leahy

Senator from Vermont



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Last Updated: Dec 21, 2010
Length: 30 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to authorize appropriations of United States assistance to help eliminate conditions in foreign prisons and other detention facilities that do not meet minimum human standards of health, sanitation, and safety, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

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 >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Sep 16, 2010

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Dec 14, 2010
Reported by Committee

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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 3798”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


1 cosponsors (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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S. 3577 (112th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Sep 19, 2012

H.R. 6153 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Sep 16, 2010

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