H. R. 7046
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
October 5, 2018
Ms. Norton introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary
To amend title 18, United States Code, to limit the ability to assess a fee for health care services for prisoners, and for other purposes.
This Act may be cited as the
Federal Bureau of Prisons Medical Care Act of 2018.
No fee for health care services for prisoners
Section 4048 of title 18, United States Code, is amended—
by amending subsection (b) to read as follows:
Fees for health care services
In the case of health care services provided to a prisoner in connection with a health care visit that results from an injury inflicted on a prisoner by another prisoner, the Director, in accordance with this section and with such regulations as the Director shall promulgate to carry out this section, may assess and collect a fee in connection with each such health care visit, from the account of the prisoner who inflicted the injury, as determined by the Director.
by striking subsection (c); and
in subsection (e), by striking
or whether the prisoner qualifies under an exclusion under this section.