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H.R. 176 (117th): Restricting the Use of Solitary Confinement Act


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The summary below was written by the Congressional Research Service, which is a nonpartisan division of the Library of Congress, and was published on Mar 9, 2021.


Restricting the Use of Solitary Confinement Act

This bill imposes restrictions on the use of solitary confinement for inmates in federal custody.

Among the restrictions, the bill prohibits placement in solitary confinement for nondisciplinary reasons; it limits the duration of such placement; and it provides an administrative review process for inmates to contest such placement.