FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 2, 1999
Contact: Todd Craig
Office of Public Affairs
|Notice of Contract Award for the Management and Operation of a Private Correctional Institution to House District of Columbia Sentenced Felons Transferred to the Federal Bureau of Prisons|
The Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP) has awarded a contract for the management and operation of a contractor owned and operated secure correctional institution. The contract has been awarded to Cornell Corrections, Incorporated for performance in Philipsburg, Pennsylvania.
The potential term of the contract is 10 years encompassing a three-year base period and 7 one-year options. The contract price for the 10-year period is $342,692,498.
The Request for Proposal (RFP) was issued in February 1998 to meet the requirements of The National Capital Revitalization and Self-Government Improvement Act of 1997. The contract calls for the housing of 350 minimum security male offenders; 350 various security male offenders sentenced pursuant to the DC Youth Rehabilitation Act (YRA); and 300 female offenders of various security levels.
On December 11, 1998, the BOP released a RFP, PCC-0004, for a contractor owned and operated secure correctional institution for an estimated population of 1,200 low-security male District of Columbia sentenced felons. This procurement is still pending.