S. 1629: District of Columbia Courts, Public Defender Service, and Court Services and Offender Supervision Agency Act of 2015

Introduced:

Jun 18, 2015
114th Congress, 2015–2017

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on Jan 28, 2016

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on January 28, 2016.

Law:

Pub.L. 114-118

Sponsor:

Ron Johnson

Senior Senator from Wisconsin

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Jan 13, 2016
Length: 6 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to revise certain authorities of the District of Columbia courts, the Court Services and Offender Supervision Agency for the District of Columbia, and the Public Defender Service for the District of Columbia, and for other purposes.

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History

Jun 18, 2015
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Jun 24, 2015
 
Reported by Committee

A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

Sep 10, 2015
 
Passed Senate

The bill was passed in a vote in the Senate. It goes to the House next. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

Dec 3, 2015
 
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Reported by House Committee.

Jan 11, 2016
 
Passed House

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Jan 28, 2016
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

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