To enhance public safety by improving the effectiveness and efficiency of the Federal prison system with offender risk and needs assessment, individual risk reduction incentives and rewards, and risk and recidivism reduction.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Utah's 3rd congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Dec 23, 2016
Length: 70 pages
114th Congress, 2015–2017
This bill was introduced on February 11, 2016, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
What legislators are saying
“House Judiciary Committee Approves Bipartisan Prison Reform Legislation”
— Rep. Jason Chaffetz [R-UT3, 2009-2017] (Sponsor) on Feb 11, 2016
“congresswoman sheila Jackson Lee applauds president obamas use of clemency”
— Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee [D-TX18] (Co-sponsor) on Apr 4, 2016
Feb 5, 2015
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Feb 11, 2016
A committee has voted to issue a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.
Dec 23, 2016
Reported by House Committee on the Judiciary
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H.R. 759 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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