H.R. 3406: Second Chance Reauthorization Act of 2015

To reauthorize the Second Chance Act of 2007.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

The federal budget process occurs in two stages: appropriations, which set overall spending limits by agency or program, and authorizations, which direct how federal funds should (or should not) be used. Appropriation and authorization provisions are typically made for single fiscal years. A reauthorization bill like this one renews the authorizations of an expiring law.

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Overview

Introduced:

Jul 29, 2015

Status:

Reported by Committee on Jan 12, 2016

The committees assigned to this bill sent it to the House or Senate as a whole for consideration on January 12, 2016.

Sponsor:

James Sensenbrenner Jr.

Representative for Wisconsin's 5th congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Jul 29, 2015
Length: 36 pages

Prognosis:

14% chance of being enacted according to PredictGov (details)

History

Jul 29, 2015
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Jan 12, 2016
 
Reported by Committee

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Passed House

 
Passed Senate

 
Signed by the President

H.R. 3406 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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