H.R. 3028 (114th): Grand Jury Transparency Act

To amend the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 to provide that the Attorney General may give preferential consideration for grants under part Q of title I of that Act to applications from jurisdictions which have in place laws or ordinances to make available to the public grand jury transcripts and other records considered by grand juries, and for other purposes.

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Overview

Introduced:

Jul 10, 2015
114th Congress, 2015–2017

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on July 10, 2015, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Hakeem Jeffries

Representative for New York's 8th congressional district

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Jul 10, 2015
Length: 2 pages

History

Jul 10, 2015
 
Introduced

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H.R. 3028 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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This bill was introduced in the 114th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2015 to Jan 3, 2017. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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