H.R. 3838: Fairness in Incarcerated Representation Act

Introduced:

Oct 27, 2015

Status:

Referred to Committee on Oct 27, 2015

This bill was assigned to a congressional committee on October 27, 2015, which will consider it before possibly sending it on to the House or Senate as a whole.

Sponsor:

Hakeem Jeffries

Representative for New York's 8th congressional district

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Oct 27, 2015
Length: 2 pages

Prognosis:

1% chance of being enacted (details)

About the bill

Full Title

To amend title 13, United States Code, to provide that individuals in prison shall, for the purposes of a decennial census, be attributed to the last place of residence before incarceration.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

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History

Oct 27, 2015
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

 
Reported by Committee

 
Passed House

 
Passed Senate

 
Signed by the President

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