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Federal prison industries a growing threat to small business : hearings before the Subcommittee on Government Contracting and Paperwork Reduction of the Committee on Small Business, United States Senate, One Hundred First Congress, second session ... July 18 and 27, 1990. by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Small Business. Subcommittee on Government Contracting and Paperwork Reduction.

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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



  • United States.


  • Federal Prison Industries, inc.,
  • Prison industries -- United States.,
  • Small business -- United States.,
  • Public contracts -- United States.,
  • Competition -- United States.

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Edition Notes

SeriesS. hrg. ;, 101-1255
LC ClassificationsKF26 .S647 1990
The Physical Object
Paginationiii, 260 p. :
Number of Pages260
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1666839M
LC Control Number91601410

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Federal Prison Industries (FPI) is the largest inmate-training program operated by the Bureau of Prisons and one of the most important correctional programs in the Department of Justice. Created by Federal statute in , FPI operates as a wholly owned, self-sustaining government corporation under . The Federal Prison Industries program (now operating under the trade name UNICOR) was established in by an Executive Order issued by President Franklin D. Roosevelt. On January 1, , FPI officially began operations as a wholly-owned corporation of the United States Government. Eighty years after its establishment, the program continues. Federal Inmates. Our inmate population consists of people awaiting trial for violating federal laws or those who have already been convicted of committing a federal crime. Due to a law passed in , we also confine offenders who have been convicted of a felony in the District of Columbia.   Federal Prison Industries is now using these losses to justify expanding its business reach to non-government customers under a "repatriation program," Author: Safia Samee Ali.

The House Judiciary Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security held a hearing on private sector competition for prison work contracts. Witnesses testified about the operations of the. Full Description: "Provides information on whether Federal Prison Industries (FPI) delivers its products and services in a timely manner. FPI is a wholly owned government corporation managed by the Dept. of Justice's Bureau of Prisons. Created by Congress in , FPI serves as a means for managing, training, and rehabilitating inmates. Witnesses testified about competition between small businesses and the federal prison labor program. Among the issues they addressed were th ability of business to provide services and regulations. Federal Prison Industries Competition in Contracting Act of hearing before the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security of the Committee on the Judiciary, House of Representatives, One Hundred Ninth Congress, first session, on H.R. July 1, by United States (Book).

Nationwide prison protests have called attention to work conditions that advocates are likening to slavery. Inmates cook, clean and perform other necessary operations for little, if any, compensation. Federal Prison: A Comprehensive Survival Guide by Jonathan Richards. Written by someone who went through the system for financial fraud, it's a well-researched and well-written guide for what to expect if you find yourself facing the prospect of doing time behind bars.5/5(10). by the Federal Prison Industries on 03/10/ Federal Prison Industries, Inc. (FPI) is reopening the comment period for the Federal Register notice of proposed rulemaking entitled ``Federal Prison Industries, Inc. (FPI)'s Standards and Procedures That Facilitate FPI's Ability To Accomplish Its Mission'' published on January 7, (64 FR ). List of federal prisons United States Penitentiaries. Most United States Penitentiaries (USPs) are high-security facilities, which have highly secured perimeters with walls or reinforced fences, multiple and single-occupant cell housing, the highest staff-to-inmate ratio, and close control of inmate movement.