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

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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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Sponsor and status

Hakeem Jeffries

Sponsor. Representative for New York's 8th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Jul 10, 2015
Length: 2 pages
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 it did not receive a vote.

Although this bill was not enacted, its provisions could have become law by being included in another bill. It is common for legislative text to be introduced concurrently in multiple bills (called companion bills), re-introduced in subsequent sessions of Congress in new bills, or added to larger bills (sometimes called omnibus bills).

Cosponsors

5 Cosponsors (5 Democrats)

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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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Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 3028. This is the one from the 114th Congress.

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

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