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H.R. 3844: End For-Profit Prisons Act of 2017

To restrict the authority of the Attorney General to enter into contracts for Federal correctional facilities and community confinement facilities, and for other purposes.

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Overview

Introduced:

Sep 26, 2017

Status:

Introduced on Sep 26, 2017

This bill is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on September 26, 2017. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.

Sponsor:

Bonnie Watson Coleman

Representative for New Jersey's 12th congressional district

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Sep 26, 2017
Length: 8 pages

Prognosis:

2% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

History

Sep 26, 2017
 
Introduced

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Pending
 
Ordered Reported

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Passed House (Senate next)

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Passed Senate

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Signed by the President

H.R. 3844 is a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

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