S. 1231 (112th): Second Chance Reauthorization Act of 2011


Jun 20, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on July 21, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Patrick Leahy

Senior Senator from Vermont



Read Text »
Last Updated: Jul 21, 2011
Length: 86 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to reauthorize the Second Chance Act of 2007.

Summary (CRS)

7/21/2011--Reported to Senate amended.Second Chance Reauthorization Act of 2011 - Section2 - Amends the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968, as amended by the Second Chance Act ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jun 20, 2011

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Jul 21, 2011
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.

This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 1231”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


9 cosponsors (8D, 1R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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


There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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

S. 1690 (113th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Reported by Committee
Last Action: Sep 18, 2014

Search for similar bills.

Links & tools

Primary Source

THOMAS.gov (The Library of Congress)

GovTrack gets most information from THOMAS, which is updated generally one day after events occur. Activity since the last update may not be reflected here. Data comes via the congress project.


Click a format for a citation suggestion: