H.R. 1593 (110th): Second Chance Act of 2007


Mar 20, 2007
110th Congress, 2007–2009


Enacted — Signed by the President on Apr 9, 2008

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on April 9, 2008.


Pub.L. 110-199


Danny Davis

Representative for Illinois's 7th congressional district



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Last Updated: Mar 13, 2008
Length: 38 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To reauthorize the grant program for reentry of offenders into the community in the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968, to improve reentry planning and implementation, and for other purposes.

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Related Bills

Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.

H.Con.Res. 270 (Related)
To make corrections in the enrollment of the bill H.R. 1593.

Agreed To (Concurrent Resolution)
Mar 11, 2008

S. 1060 (Related)
Recidivism Reduction and Second Chance Act of 2007

Reported by Committee
Last Action: Aug 2, 2007

What is a bill?

The “H.R.” in “H.R. 1593” means this is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress. A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


Mar 20, 2007
Reported by Committee
Mar 28, 2007
Passed House
Nov 13, 2007
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Passed Senate
Mar 11, 2008
Vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.
Enacted — Signed by the President
Apr 9, 2008


92 cosponsors (66D, 26R) (show)
Committee Assignments

The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.

On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass, as Amended
Nov 13, 2007 7:16 p.m.
Passed 347/62

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