About the bill
- Full Title
To focus limited Federal resources on the most serious offenders.
The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.
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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Oct 30, 2013
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Feb 12, 2015
Reintroduced Bill —
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 920.
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)
- Committee Assignments
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
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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
Reported by Committee
Last Action: Jan 30, 2014
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Civic Impulse. (2016). H.R. 3382 — 113th Congress: Smarter Sentencing Act of 2013. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/113/hr3382
“H.R. 3382 — 113th Congress: Smarter Sentencing Act of 2013.” www.GovTrack.us. 2013. February 14, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/113/hr3382>
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