US HB6427 | 2019-2020 | 116th Congress


Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Republican 13-8)
Status: Introduced on April 3 2020 - 25% progression, died in committee
Action: 2020-04-03 - Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
Pending: House Judiciary Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


Limits the transfer of prisoners between facilities during the public health emergency declared on January 31, 2020, relating to COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019). The Bureau of Prisons may take actions as necessary to expand capacity in any correctional facility.

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PANDEMIC Act of 2020 Pausing All New Detention and Ending Movement of Inmates for Coronavirus Act of 2020



2020-04-03HouseReferred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
2020-04-03HouseIntroduced in House


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