Vote — Oct 9, 2015 1:24 p.m.
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.
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Last Updated: Mar 13, 2008
Length: 38 pages
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.
4/9/2008--Public Law.Second Chance Act of 2007: Community Safety Through Recidivism Prevention or the Second Chance Act of 2007 - Section5 - Requires the Attorney General, not later than January 31 ... Read more >
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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 1593”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
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Agreed To (Concurrent Resolution)
Mar 11, 2008
Reported by Committee
Last Action: Aug 2, 2007
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 1593 — 110th Congress: Second Chance Act of 2007. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/110/hr1593
“H.R. 1593 — 110th Congress: Second Chance Act of 2007.” www.GovTrack.us. 2007. October 10, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/110/hr1593>
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