H.R. 4364: End of Debtor’s Prison Act of 2016

Introduced:

Jan 11, 2016

Status:

Referred to Committee on Jan 11, 2016

This bill was assigned to a congressional committee on January 11, 2016, which will consider it before possibly sending it on to the House or Senate as a whole.

Sponsor:

Mark Takano

Representative for California's 41st congressional district

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Jan 11, 2016
Length: 4 pages

Prognosis:

2% chance of being enacted (details)

About the bill

Full Title

To amend title V of the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 to prohibit Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grants from being made available to a State or unit of local government that has a contract with a person that charges a fee to pay-only probationers, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

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History

Jan 11, 2016
 
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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