S. 1410 (113th): Smarter Sentencing Act of 2014

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 bill ... Continue reading »

Overview

Introduced:

Jul 31, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on January 30, 2014, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Richard Durbin

Senator from Illinois

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Mar 11, 2014
Length: 28 pages

History

Jul 31, 2013
 
Introduced

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Nov 14, 2013
 
Considered by Senate Committee on the Judiciary

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Nov 21, 2013
 
Considered by Senate Committee on the Judiciary

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Dec 12, 2013
 
Considered by Senate Committee on the Judiciary

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Dec 19, 2013
 
Considered by Senate Committee on the Judiciary

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Jan 9, 2014
 
Considered by Senate Committee on the Judiciary

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Jan 16, 2014
 
Considered by Senate Committee on the Judiciary

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Jan 30, 2014
 
Ordered Reported

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Jan 30, 2014
 
Considered by Senate Committee on the Judiciary

A committee held a hearing or business meeting about the bill.

S. 1410 (113th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2013 to Jan 2, 2015. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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