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

Introduced:

Mar 20, 2007
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on Apr 9, 2008

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

Law:

Pub.L. 110-199

Sponsor:

Danny Davis

Representative for Illinois's 7th congressional district

Democrat

Text:

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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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History

Mar 20, 2007
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Mar 28, 2007
 
Reported by Committee

A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

Nov 13, 2007
 
Passed House

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

Mar 11, 2008
 
Passed Senate

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

Apr 9, 2008
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

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