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Bureau of Prisons halfway house contracts hearings before the Government Information, Justice, and Agriculture Subcommittee of the Committee on Government Operations, House of Representatives, One Hundred First Congress, second session, July 17 and 18, 1990. by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Government Operations. Government Information, Justice, and Agriculture Subcommittee.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O., For sale by the Supt. of Docs., Congressional Sales Office, U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • United States.

Subjects:

  • United States. Bureau of Prisons.,
  • Corrections -- Contracting out -- United States.,
  • Halfway houses -- United States.

Book details:

Classifications
LC ClassificationsKF27 .G6629 1990j
The Physical Object
Paginationiv, 262 p. :
Number of Pages262
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1666329M
LC Control Number91600866

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Bureau Of Prisons Halfway House Contracts. Author by: United States. Congress. Although halfway houses have been touted for years as affirmative rehabilitation locations that ready women for life in the outside world, in this remarkable case study Gail Caputo shows how these places reinforce patterns of control and abuse that reaffirm the. Bureau of Prisons Halfway House Contracts: Hearings Before the Government Information, Justice, and Agriculture Subcommittee of the Committee on Government Operations, House of Representatives, One Hundred First Congress, Second Session, July 17 , United States. Congress. House. Committee on Government Operations. The Bureau of Prisons is cutting off funding for halfway houses throughout the country, saving money the bureau says it needs at the expense of what reform advocates say are vital programs to . Solicitations & Awards. To maximize competition when purchasing services and supplies we: notify interested vendors registered in the System for Award Management at ;; display a copy of the solicitation information pertinent to the requirement at the contracting office; and; place notices of planned acquisitions on the Federal Business Opportunities (FBO) .

According to the Bureau of Prisons, the facilities “provide a safe, structured, supervised environment, as well as employment counseling, job placement, financial management assistance and other programs and services” [Eli Watkins, “Bureau of Prisons Ending Contracts with 16 Halfway Houses,” CNN, ]. Get this from a library! Bureau of Prisons halfway house contracts: hearings before the Government Information, Justice, and Agriculture Subcommittee of the Committee on Government Operations, House of Representatives, One Hundred First Congress, second session, July 17 [United States. Congress. House. Committee on Government . Get this from a library! Bureau of Prisons halfway house contracts: hearing before the Government Information, Justice, and Agriculture Subcommittee of the Committee on Government Operations, House of Representatives, One Hundred Second Congress, first session, June 4, [United States. Congress. House. Committee on Government Operations.   The Bureau of Prisons’ website indicates it has contracts with halfway houses, also known as Residential Reentry Centers (RRCs), nationwide. The BOP claims that the reduction in halfway houses will impact only 1 percent of affected prisoners nearing release, but a prisoners’ rights organization says the number is much higher.

  Halfway houses, known as Residential Reentry Centers (RRCs), are the last stop for federal prisoners before they are released from the Bureau of Prisons (BOP). According to a recent U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) memorandum on the subject, the BOP “maintains agreements with different contractors to operate [RRC] facilities.   The United States Bureau of Prisons funds these residential reentry centers to assist prisoners in making the transition. Federal halfway houses are paid for by the government, but are actually run by private contractors. They insist that inmates follow strict halfway house rules and provide round-the-clock guidance to program participants.   Congressman Jamie Raskin (D-Maryland) asked about the cancellation of 16 halfway house contracts, and demanded Inch square that with the shortage of halfway house bed space nationwide. Congressman Jerrold Nadler (D-New York) cited the prior BOP director’s complaint that it is “scarce and expensive” to put people in halfway house, and. Agreements with state and local entities, Residential Reentry Centers (RRCs or halfway houses), and home confinement, as appropriate. The BOP’s most important resource is its staff. The more t employees of the BOP ensure the security of federal prisons, and provides inmates with needed programs, services, and model mainstream values.