H.R. 2289 (111th): Juvenile Justice Accountability and Improvement Act of 2009

To establish a meaningful opportunity for parole or similar release for child offenders sentenced to life in prison, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Overview

Introduced:

May 6, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on May 6, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Robert “Bobby” Scott

Representative for Virginia's 3rd congressional district

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: May 6, 2009
Length: 8 pages

History

May 6, 2009
 
Introduced

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H.R. 2289 (111th) was a 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.

This bill was introduced in the 111th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2009 to Dec 22, 2010. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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