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2021 House Bill 4034: Extend certain state prison policies to private prison
Introduced by Rep. Scott VanSingel (R) on January 27, 2021
To extend to a private prison that contracts with a federal agency to hold inmates in Michigan the same penalties for trespassing that apply to state-run prisons. The bill comes after activists who oppose prison privatization have been caught tossing potentially dangerous contraband over the fence to prisoners.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the House Judiciary Committee on January 27, 2021
Reported in the House on October 26, 2021
Without amendment and with the recommendation that the bill pass.
Received in the Senate on November 10, 2021
Referred to the Senate Judiciary and Public Safety Committee on November 10, 2021