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AG Sessions rescinds order phasing out BOP-contracted private prisons

  1. Date Announced

    Feb. 21, 2017

    Attorney General Sessions' memo rescinds the 2016 order of former Deputy Attorney General Yates, which directed the phase out of the Bureau of Prisons' use of contract prisons to house federal inmates.

    [ID #134]

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  2. Effective Date of Change

    Feb. 21, 2017
Status: Final/Actual
Type of Action: Agency Directive
Subject Matter: Enforcement
Agencies Affected: DOJ

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