H.R. 2470 (114th): Private Prison Information Act of 2015

To require non-Federal prisons and detention facilities holding Federal prisoners under a contract with the Federal Government to make available to the public the same information pertaining to facility operations and to prisoners held in such facilities that Federal prisons and detention facilities are required to make available.

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May 20, 2015
114th Congress, 2015–2017

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on May 20, 2015, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Sheila Jackson Lee

Representative for Texas's 18th congressional district



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May 20, 2015

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H.R. 2470 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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