HB1297I-PROHIBITION OF PRIVATE PRISONS
Summary of the Introduced Bill

HB 1297 -- Prohibition of Private Prisons

Sponsor:  Troupe

This bill prohibits the Department of Corrections after January
1, 2002, from entering into contracts with private entities for
the operation of any division of the department without specific
authority set forth by statute.

The bill does nothing to invalidate current contracts or renewals
of current contracts.

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