To enhance public safety by improving the effectiveness and efficiency of the Federal prison system with offender risk and needs assessment, individual risk reduction incentives and rewards, and risk and recidivism reduction.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Utah's 3rd congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Jul 11, 2013
Length: 34 pages
113th Congress (2013–2015)
This bill was introduced on July 11, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
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26 Cosponsors (15 Democrats, 11 Republicans)
Jul 11, 2013
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H.R. 2656 (113th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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