H.R. 2450, The Private Prison Information Act of 2009
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H.R. 2450 would require non-Federal prisons and correctional facilities holding Federal prisoners under a contract with the Federal Government to make the same information available to the public that Federal prisons and correctional facilities are required to make available.
Private Prison Information Act of 2009 - Requires each nongovernmental entity or state or local governmental entity that has an agreement with any federal agency to incarcerate or detain federal prisoners in a non-federal prison or correctional facility to comply with all Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requirements, including the duty to release information about the operation of a non-federal prison or correctional facility and the applicability of exceptions and exemptions under such Act.
Status of the Legislation
Latest Major Action: 6/12/2009: Referred to House subcommittee. Status: Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security.
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