S. 1728 - Private Prison Information Act of 2017

Crime and law enforcement. 115th Congress (2017-2018) View bill details
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Summary:
A bill to require non-Federal prison, correctional, and detention facilities holding Federal prisoners or detainees 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. (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill has been referred to committee. 
There have been no votes on this bill.

Private Prison Information Act of 2017

S. 1728 — 115th Congress (2017–2018)

Summary
A bill to require non-Federal prison, correctional, and detention facilities holding Federal prisoners or detainees 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. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to require non-Federal prison, correctional, and detention facilities holding Federal prisoners or detainees 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.
Other Titles
  • Private Prison Information Act of 2017
  • Private Prison Information Act of 2017
  • Private Prison Information Act of 2017
Sponsor
Benjamin L. Cardin
Co-Sponsors
    Subjects
    • Crime and law enforcement
    • Correctional facilities and imprisonment
    • Criminal justice information and records
    Related Bills
      Major Actions
      Introduced8/02/2017
      Bill History

      There have been no votes on this bill.

      ActionDateDescription
      Introduced8/02/2017
      8/02/2017Introduced in Senate
      8/02/2017Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
      NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus
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      Contributions

      1. November - December 2010 For $75,785 Against $0
      2. January - February 2011 For $378,876 Against $0
      3. March - April 2011 For $605,896 Against $0
      4. May - June 2011 For $736,639 Against $0
      5. July - August 2011 For $309,347 Against $0
      6. September - October 2011 For $923,209 Against $0
      7. November - December 2011 For $691,439 Against $0
      8. January - February 2012 For $526,763 Against $0
      9. March - April 2012 For $1,215,822 Against $0
      10. May - June 2012 For $1,350,566 Against $0
      11. July - August 2012 For $1,165,422 Against $0
      12. September - October 2012 For $3,016,297 Against $0
      13. November - December 2012 For $327,753 Against $0
      14. January - February 2013 For $166,948 Against $0
      15. March - April 2013 For $537,514 Against $0
      16. May - June 2013 For $575,711 Against $0
      17. July - August 2013 For $271,846 Against $0
      18. September - October 2013 For $488,725 Against $0
      19. November - December 2013 For $682,982 Against $0
      20. January - February 2014 For $374,842 Against $0
      21. March - April 2014 For $1,039,407 Against $0
      22. May - June 2014 For $988,144 Against $0
      23. July - August 2014 For $640,386 Against $0
      24. September - October 2014 For $2,528,933 Against $0
      25. November - December 2014 For $359,946 Against $0
      26. January - February 2015 For $324,776 Against $0
      27. March - April 2015 For $1,138,784 Against $0
      28. May - June 2015 For $998,779 Against $0
      29. July - August 2015 For $358,057 Against $0
      30. September - October 2015 For $824,602 Against $0
      31. November - December 2015 For $761,655 Against $0
      32. January - February 2016 For $501,919 Against $0
      33. March - April 2016 For $1,077,777 Against $0
      34. May - June 2016 For $1,648,634 Against $0
      35. July - August 2016 For $1,777,878 Against $0
      36. September - October 2016 For $3,035,062 Against $0
      37. November - December 2016 For $239,109 Against $0

      Votes

        25 Organizations Support and 0 Oppose; See Which Ones

        Organizations that took a position on
        Private Prison Information Act of 2017

        25 organizations support this bill

        American Civil Liberties Union
        undersigned organizations (2017, August 3). Human Rights Groups Support the Private Prison Information Act. Retrieved August 7, 2017, from Open the Government.
        American Library Association
        undersigned organizations (2017, August 3). Human Rights Groups Support the Private Prison Information Act. Retrieved August 7, 2017, from Open the Government.
        american society of news editors
        undersigned organizations (2017, August 3). Human Rights Groups Support the Private Prison Information Act. Retrieved August 7, 2017, from Open the Government.
        Association of Alternative Newsmedia
        undersigned organizations (2017, August 3). Human Rights Groups Support the Private Prison Information Act. Retrieved August 7, 2017, from Open the Government.
        Backbone Campaign
        undersigned organizations (2017, August 3). Human Rights Groups Support the Private Prison Information Act. Retrieved August 7, 2017, from Open the Government.
        Campaign for Accountability
        undersigned organizations (2017, August 3). Human Rights Groups Support the Private Prison Information Act. Retrieved August 7, 2017, from Open the Government.
        Citizens for Responsibility & Ethics in Washington (CREW)
        undersigned organizations (2017, August 3). Human Rights Groups Support the Private Prison Information Act. Retrieved August 7, 2017, from Open the Government.
        Defending Rights & Dissent
        undersigned organizations (2017, August 3). Human Rights Groups Support the Private Prison Information Act. Retrieved August 7, 2017, from Open the Government.
        Demand Progress
        undersigned organizations (2017, August 3). Human Rights Groups Support the Private Prison Information Act. Retrieved August 7, 2017, from Open the Government.
        Detention Watch Network
        undersigned organizations (2017, August 3). Human Rights Groups Support the Private Prison Information Act. Retrieved August 7, 2017, from Open the Government.
        Free Liberal
        undersigned organizations (2017, August 3). Human Rights Groups Support the Private Prison Information Act. Retrieved August 7, 2017, from Open the Government.
        FreedomWorks
        undersigned organizations (2017, August 3). Human Rights Groups Support the Private Prison Information Act. Retrieved August 7, 2017, from Open the Government.
        Government Accountability Project
        undersigned organizations (2017, August 3). Human Rights Groups Support the Private Prison Information Act. Retrieved August 7, 2017, from Open the Government.
        Government Information Watch
        undersigned organizations (2017, August 3). Human Rights Groups Support the Private Prison Information Act. Retrieved August 7, 2017, from Open the Government.
        Human Rights Watch
        undersigned organizations (2017, August 3). Human Rights Groups Support the Private Prison Information Act. Retrieved August 7, 2017, from Open the Government.
        In the Public Interest
        undersigned organizations (2017, August 3). Human Rights Groups Support the Private Prison Information Act. Retrieved August 7, 2017, from Open the Government.
        Liberty Coalition
        undersigned organizations (2017, August 3). Human Rights Groups Support the Private Prison Information Act. Retrieved August 7, 2017, from Open the Government.
        MuckRock
        undersigned organizations (2017, August 3). Human Rights Groups Support the Private Prison Information Act. Retrieved August 7, 2017, from Open the Government.
        National Council of Churches
        undersigned organizations (2017, August 3). Human Rights Groups Support the Private Prison Information Act. Retrieved August 7, 2017, from Open the Government.
        National Security Archive
        undersigned organizations (2017, August 3). Human Rights Groups Support the Private Prison Information Act. Retrieved August 7, 2017, from Open the Government.
        Project On Government Oversight
        undersigned organizations (2017, August 3). Human Rights Groups Support the Private Prison Information Act. Retrieved August 7, 2017, from Open the Government.
        Public Citizen
        undersigned organizations (2017, August 3). Human Rights Groups Support the Private Prison Information Act. Retrieved August 7, 2017, from Open the Government.
        Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press
        undersigned organizations (2017, August 3). Human Rights Groups Support the Private Prison Information Act. Retrieved August 7, 2017, from Open the Government.
        Rutherford Institute
        undersigned organizations (2017, August 3). Human Rights Groups Support the Private Prison Information Act. Retrieved August 7, 2017, from Open the Government.
        Taxpayers Protection Alliance
        undersigned organizations (2017, August 3). Human Rights Groups Support the Private Prison Information Act. Retrieved August 7, 2017, from Open the Government.

        0 organizations oppose this bill

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        Includes reported contributions to congressional campaigns of Senators in office during the 115th U.S. Congress, from interest groups invested in the vote according to MapLight, November 29, 2010 – November 28, 2016.
        Contributions data source: OpenSecrets.org

        Contributions by Legislator

        Namesort iconPartyState$ From Interest Groups
        That Support
        $ From Interest Groups
        That Oppose
        Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$50,850$0
        Tammy BaldwinDWI$890,615$0
        John BarrassoRWY$20,900$0
        Michael F. BennetDCO$891,292$0
        Richard BlumenthalDCT$84,827$0
        Roy BluntRMO$168,611$0
        Cory A. BookerDNJ$331,803$0
        John BoozmanRAR$30,867$0
        Sherrod BrownDOH$791,492$0
        Richard BurrRNC$165,499$0
        Maria CantwellDWA$63,452$0
        Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$128,425$0
        Ben CardinDMD$73,483$0
        Tom CarperDDE$36,800$0
        Bob CaseyDPA$147,445$0
        Bill CassidyRLA$343,423$0
        William Thad CochranRMS$13,000$0
        Susan M. CollinsRME$85,750$0
        Christopher A. CoonsDDE$106,322$0
        Bob CorkerRTN$77,189$0
        John CornynRTX$101,105$0
        Catherine Cortez MastoDNV$1,260,144$0
        Tom CottonRAR$1,279,187$0
        Mike CrapoRID$39,294$0
        Ted CruzRTX$1,940,395$0
        Steve DainesRMT$237,285$0
        Joe DonnellyDIN$86,537$0
        Tammy DuckworthDIL$900,235$0
        Dick DurbinDIL$119,110$0
        Mike EnziRWY$6,000$0
        Joni ErnstRIA$178,586$0
        Dianne FeinsteinDCA$53,048$0
        Deb FischerRNE$198,649$0
        Jeff FlakeRAZ$1,357,355$0
        Al FrankenDMN$503,423$0
        Cory GardnerRCO$427,998$0
        Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$454,424$0
        Lindsey GrahamRSC$74,938$0
        Chuck GrassleyRIA$202,329$0
        Kamala D. HarrisDCA$572,735$0
        Margaret Wood HassanDNH$1,215,082$0
        Orrin G. HatchRUT$56,850$0
        Martin HeinrichDNM$233,807$0
        Heidi HeitkampDND$98,436$0
        Dean HellerRNV$158,887$0
        Mazie K. HironoDHI$116,057$0
        John HoevenRND$18,283$0
        Jim InhofeROK$58,574$0
        Johnny IsaksonRGA$51,045$0
        Ron JohnsonRWI$842,534$0
        Tim KaineDVA$661,413$0
        John KennedyRLA$27,600$0
        Angus S. King, Jr.IME$58,882$0
        Amy KlobucharDMN$99,962$0
        James LankfordROK$153,290$0
        Patrick J. LeahyDVT$120,055$0
        Mike LeeRUT$730,037$0
        Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$35,375$0
        Ed MarkeyDMA$328,928$0
        John McCainRAZ$205,720$0
        Claire McCaskillDMO$403,265$0
        Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$351,806$0
        Bob MenéndezDNJ$67,400$0
        Jeff MerkleyDOR$171,041$0
        Jerry MoranRKS$13,550$0
        Lisa MurkowskiRAK$45,458$0
        Chris MurphyDCT$473,003$0
        Patty MurrayDWA$277,024$0
        Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$158,091$0
        Rand PaulRKY$483,447$0
        David PerdueRGA$225,128$0
        Gary C. PetersDMI$308,230$0
        Rob PortmanROH$264,787$0
        John "Jack" ReedDRI$22,825$0
        Jim RischRID$46,587$0
        Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$116,891$0
        Mike RoundsRSD$72,331$0
        Marco RubioRFL$967,363$0
        Bernie SandersIVT$357,868$0
        Ben SasseRNE$710,551$0
        Brian SchatzDHI$151,424$0
        Chuck SchumerDNY$312,273$0
        Tim ScottRSC$289,511$0
        Jeanne ShaheenDNH$253,607$0
        Richard C. ShelbyRAL$11,100$0
        Debbie StabenowDMI$123,846$0
        Luther StrangeRAL$0$0
        Dan SullivanRAK$626,268$0
        Jon TesterDMT$261,434$0
        John ThuneRSD$200,474$0
        Thom TillisRNC$251,735$0
        Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$1,354,606$0
        Tom UdallDNM$202,214$0
        Chris Van HollenDMD$351,244$0
        Mark R. WarnerDVA$190,414$0
        Elizabeth WarrenDMA$2,342,825$0
        Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$75,964$0
        Roger F. WickerRMS$8,750$0
        Ron WydenDOR$176,590$0
        Todd YoungRIN$179,666$0

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        Legislator Filters
        NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
        That Support
        $ From Interest Groups
        That Oppose
        Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$50,850$0
        Tammy BaldwinDWI$890,615$0
        John BarrassoRWY$20,900$0
        Michael F. BennetDCO$891,292$0
        Richard BlumenthalDCT$84,827$0
        Roy BluntRMO$168,611$0
        Cory A. BookerDNJ$331,803$0
        John BoozmanRAR$30,867$0
        Sherrod BrownDOH$791,492$0
        Richard BurrRNC$165,499$0
        Maria CantwellDWA$63,452$0
        Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$128,425$0
        Ben CardinDMD$73,483$0
        Tom CarperDDE$36,800$0
        Bob CaseyDPA$147,445$0
        Bill CassidyRLA$343,423$0
        William Thad CochranRMS$13,000$0
        Susan M. CollinsRME$85,750$0
        Christopher A. CoonsDDE$106,322$0
        Bob CorkerRTN$77,189$0
        John CornynRTX$101,105$0
        Catherine Cortez MastoDNV$1,260,144$0
        Tom CottonRAR$1,279,187$0
        Mike CrapoRID$39,294$0
        Ted CruzRTX$1,940,395$0
        Steve DainesRMT$237,285$0
        Joe DonnellyDIN$86,537$0
        Tammy DuckworthDIL$900,235$0
        Dick DurbinDIL$119,110$0
        Mike EnziRWY$6,000$0
        Joni ErnstRIA$178,586$0
        Dianne FeinsteinDCA$53,048$0
        Deb FischerRNE$198,649$0
        Jeff FlakeRAZ$1,357,355$0
        Al FrankenDMN$503,423$0
        Cory GardnerRCO$427,998$0
        Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$454,424$0
        Lindsey GrahamRSC$74,938$0
        Chuck GrassleyRIA$202,329$0
        Kamala D. HarrisDCA$572,735$0
        Margaret Wood HassanDNH$1,215,082$0
        Orrin G. HatchRUT$56,850$0
        Martin HeinrichDNM$233,807$0
        Heidi HeitkampDND$98,436$0
        Dean HellerRNV$158,887$0
        Mazie K. HironoDHI$116,057$0
        John HoevenRND$18,283$0
        Jim InhofeROK$58,574$0
        Johnny IsaksonRGA$51,045$0
        Ron JohnsonRWI$842,534$0
        Tim KaineDVA$661,413$0
        John KennedyRLA$27,600$0
        Angus S. King, Jr.IME$58,882$0
        Amy KlobucharDMN$99,962$0
        James LankfordROK$153,290$0
        Patrick J. LeahyDVT$120,055$0
        Mike LeeRUT$730,037$0
        Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$35,375$0
        Ed MarkeyDMA$328,928$0
        John McCainRAZ$205,720$0
        Claire McCaskillDMO$403,265$0
        Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$351,806$0
        Bob MenéndezDNJ$67,400$0
        Jeff MerkleyDOR$171,041$0
        Jerry MoranRKS$13,550$0
        Lisa MurkowskiRAK$45,458$0
        Chris MurphyDCT$473,003$0
        Patty MurrayDWA$277,024$0
        Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$158,091$0
        Rand PaulRKY$483,447$0
        David PerdueRGA$225,128$0
        Gary C. PetersDMI$308,230$0
        Rob PortmanROH$264,787$0
        John "Jack" ReedDRI$22,825$0
        Jim RischRID$46,587$0
        Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$116,891$0
        Mike RoundsRSD$72,331$0
        Marco RubioRFL$967,363$0
        Bernie SandersIVT$357,868$0
        Ben SasseRNE$710,551$0
        Brian SchatzDHI$151,424$0
        Chuck SchumerDNY$312,273$0
        Tim ScottRSC$289,511$0
        Jeanne ShaheenDNH$253,607$0
        Richard C. ShelbyRAL$11,100$0
        Debbie StabenowDMI$123,846$0
        Luther StrangeRAL$0$0
        Dan SullivanRAK$626,268$0
        Jon TesterDMT$261,434$0
        John ThuneRSD$200,474$0
        Thom TillisRNC$251,735$0
        Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$1,354,606$0
        Tom UdallDNM$202,214$0
        Chris Van HollenDMD$351,244$0
        Mark R. WarnerDVA$190,414$0
        Elizabeth WarrenDMA$2,342,825$0
        Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$75,964$0
        Roger F. WickerRMS$8,750$0
        Ron WydenDOR$176,590$0
        Todd YoungRIN$179,666$0

        Interest Groups that support this bill

        $ Donated
        Republican/Conservative$14,205,818
        Democratic/Liberal$10,463,497
        Book, newspaper & periodical publishing$5,681,740
        Gay & lesbian rights & issues$950,346
        Museums, art galleries, libraries, etc.$628,367
        Churches, clergy & religious organizations$563,462
        Human Rights$66,650
        Fiscal & tax policy$55,350
        Printing and publishing (printed & online)$40,350
        Consumer groups$10,650

        Interest Groups that oppose this bill

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