H.R. 446: National Criminal Justice Commission Act of 2013

Introduced:
Feb 01, 2013
Status:
Referred to Committee
Prognosis
1% chance of being enacted
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Sponsor
Theodore Deutch
Representative for Florida's 21st congressional district
Party
Democrat
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Last Updated
Feb 01, 2013
Length
18 pages
 
Status

This bill was assigned to a congressional committee on February 1, 2013, which will consider it before possibly sending it on to the House or Senate as a whole.

Progress
Introduced Feb 01, 2013
Referred to Committee Feb 01, 2013
Reported by Committee ...
Passed House ...
Passed Senate ...
Signed by the President ...
Prognosis

7% chance of getting past committee.
1% chance of being enacted.

Only 11% of bills made it past committee and only about 3% were enacted in 2011–2013. [show factors | methodology]

 
Full Title

To establish the National Criminal Justice Commission.

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Cosponsors
1 cosponsors (1D) (show)
Committees

House Judiciary

Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations

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Library of Congress Summary

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2/1/2013--Introduced.
National Criminal Justice Commission Act of 2013 - Establishes the National Criminal Justice Commission.
Directs the Commission to:
(1) review all areas of the criminal justice system, including federal, state, local, and tribal governments' criminal justice costs, practices, and policies;
(2) make findings regarding such review and recommendations for changes to prevent, deter, and reduce crime and violence, reduce recidivism, improve cost-effectiveness, and ensure the interests of justice at every step of the criminal justice system;
(3) consult with government and nongovernment leaders, including the United States Sentencing Commission; and
(4) submit a final report on its findings, conclusions, and recommendations to Congress, the President, and state, local, and tribal governments and make such report available to the public.
Expresses the sense of Congress that the Commission should work toward unanimously supported findings and recommendations.

House Republican Conference Summary

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