H.R. 3382 (113th): Smarter Sentencing Act of 2013


Oct 30, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on October 30, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Raúl Labrador

Representative for Idaho's 1st congressional district



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Last Updated: Oct 30, 2013
Length: 7 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To focus limited Federal resources on the most serious offenders.


The Smarter Sentencing Act of 2014 adjusts federal mandatory sentencing guidelines for a variety of crimes in an effort to reduce the size of the current U.S. prison population and costs associated with it. It reduces the mandatory sentences for drug offenses and expands the ability of non-violent offenders to reduce their sentences under the federal “safety valve.” The ...

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The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Oct 30, 2013

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 3382”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


55 cosponsors (39D, 16R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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

Related Bills

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H.R. 920 (114th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Feb 12, 2015

S. 1410 (identical)

Reported by Committee
Last Action: Jan 30, 2014

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