A Bill to Phase Out the Federal Use of Private Prisons

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Title of Legislation * A Bill to Phase Out the Federal Use of Private Prisons
Designation * Super Session
Date of Congress * 12/13/18
* BE IT ENACTED BY THE STUDENT CONGRESS HERE ASSEMBLED THAT:
2 SECTION 1. The United States federal government will phase out the use of private prisons and/or for-profit prisons.
3 SECTION 2. A private prison or for-profit prison shall be defined as a place in which individuals are physically confined or incarcerated by a third party that is contracted by a government agency.
4 Phase out shall be defined as the act of discontinuing a process or project.
5 SECTION 3. Immediately from passage, every year the United States will reduce the number of prisoners in private prisons by 20% from the number at the time of passage. Therefore in five years, the use of private prisons shall be completed phased out.
6 A. All contracts with private prison corporations shall be terminated and no new contracts shall be implemented.
7 SECTION 4. This legislation will go into effect immediately.
8 SECTION 5. All laws in conflict with this legislation are hereby declared null and void
Respectfully Submitted, Name of School * The Mary Louis Academy

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