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

Introduced:

Dec 12, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

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

Sponsor:

Bill Huizenga
Representative for Michigan's 2nd congressional district
Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Dec 12, 2011
Length: 80 pages

About the bill

Full Title

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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H.R. 2098 (113th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: May 22, 2013

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History

Introduced
Dec 12, 2011

Details

Cosponsors
33 cosponsors (26R, 7D) (show)
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