US HB5975 | 2021-2022 | 117th Congress

Status

Spectrum: Bipartisan Bill
Status: Introduced on November 15 2021 - 25% progression
Action: 2021-11-15 - Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
Pending: House Judiciary Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]

Summary

Establishes various requirements to ensure that the security camera, radio, and public address systems used by the Bureau of Prisons (BOP) have the capabilities necessary to (1) ensure the health and safety of staff and inmates; and (2) ensure the documentation and accessibility of video evidence pertaining to misconduct, maltreatment, or criminal activity within correctional facilities. Among the requirements, the BOP must evaluate the systems currently in use at its facilities and implement a plan that addresses deficiencies in and makes upgrades to the systems.

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Title

Prison Camera Reform Act of 2021

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History

DateChamberAction
2021-11-15HouseReferred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
2021-11-15HouseIntroduced in House

Same As/Similar To

SB2899 (Same As) 2021-10-21 - Held at the desk.

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