Jul 31, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on January 30, 2014, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Senator from Illinois
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Last Updated: Mar 11, 2014
Length: 28 pages
About the bill
A bill to focus limited Federal resources on the most serious offenders.
The bill’s titles are 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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Civic Impulse. (2016). S. 1410 — 113th Congress: Smarter Sentencing Act of 2014. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/113/s1410
“S. 1410 — 113th Congress: Smarter Sentencing Act of 2014.” www.GovTrack.us. 2013. September 27, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/113/s1410>
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