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S. 2899: Prison Camera Reform Act of 2021

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A bill to require the Director of the Bureau of Prisons to address deficiencies and make necessary upgrades to the security camera and radio systems of the Bureau of Prisons to ensure the health and safety of employees and inmates.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Introduced
Sep 29, 2021
117th Congress (2021–2023)
Status

Passed Senate (House next) on Oct 20, 2021

This bill passed in the Senate on October 20, 2021 and goes to the House next for consideration.

Other activity may have occurred on another bill with identical or similar provisions.

Sponsor

Jon Ossoff

Senior Senator for Georgia

Democrat

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Last Updated: Oct 20, 2021
Length: 8 pages

Cosponsors

2 Cosponsors (1 Democrat, 1 Republican)

Prognosis
50% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)
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History

Sep 29, 2021
 
Introduced

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Oct 20, 2021
 
Passed Senate (House next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the Senate. It goes to the House next. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

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Passed House

 
Signed by the President

S. 2899 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.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number S. 2899. This is the one from the 117th Congress.

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