H.R. 443 (99th): Prison Employment Security Act of 1985

A bill to promote prisoner rehabilitation through assessment of the role of correctional officers by requiring a study of the classification of prevailing rate positions within the Bureau of Prisons; to place a moratorium on the downgrading of prevailing rate positions within the Bureau of Prisons; and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.



Jan 3, 1985
99th Congress, 1985–1986

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on January 3, 1985, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Sam Hall Jr.

Representative for Texas's 1st congressional district



Jan 3, 1985

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H.R. 443 (99th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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This bill was introduced in the 99th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 1985 to Oct 18, 1986. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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