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H.R.178 - JUSTICE Act of 2007

To reduce the spread of sexually transmited infections in correctional facilities, and for other purposes. view all titles (4)

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  • Official: To reduce the spread of sexually transmited infections in correctional facilities, and for other purposes. as introduced.
  • Short: JUSTICE Act of 2007 as introduced.
  • Short: Justice for the Unprotected Against Sexually Transmitted Infections among the Confined and Exposed Act of 2007 as introduced.
  • Official: To reduce the spread of sexually transmitted infections in correctional facilities, and for other purposes. as introduced.

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Official Summary

Justice for the Unprotected Against Sexually Transmitted Infections among the Confined and Exposed Act of 2007 or the JUSTICE Act of 2007 - Requires the Attorney General to direct the Bureau of Prisons to allow community organizations to distribute sexual barrier protection devices (e.g., c

Official Summary

Justice for the Unprotected Against Sexually Transmitted Infections among the Confined and Exposed Act of 2007 or the JUSTICE Act of 2007 - Requires the Attorney General to direct the Bureau of Prisons to allow community organizations to distribute sexual barrier protection devices (e.g., condoms) and to engage in sexually transmitted infection (STI) counseling and prevention education in federal correctional facilities. Prohibits a federal correctional facility from taking adverse action against a prisoner who possesses or uses a sexual barrier protection device.Expresses the sense of Congress that states should allow for the legal distribution of sexual barrier protection devices in their correctional facilities. Directs the Attorney General to:
(1) conduct a survey of all educational, testing, and other programs in federal and state correctional facilities for reducing the spread of STIs; and
(2) develop and implement a five-year strategy to reduce the prevalence and spread of STIs in such facilities.

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