H.R. 3634 (112th): Federal Prison Industries Competition in Contracting Act of 2011

To amend title 18, United States Code, to require Federal Prison Industries to compete for its contracts minimizing its unfair competition with private sector firms and their non-inmate workers and empowering Federal agencies to get the best value for taxpayers' dollars, to provide a five-year period during which Federal Prison Industries adjusts to obtaining inmate work opportunities through other than its mandatory source status, to enhance inmate access to remedial and vocational opportunities and other rehabilitative opportunities to better prepare inmates for a successful return to society, to authorize alternative inmate work opportunities in support of non-profit organizations and other public service programs, and for other purposes.

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Dec 12, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on December 12, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Bill Huizenga

Representative for Michigan's 2nd congressional district



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Dec 12, 2011

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