A bill to place restrictions on the use of solitary confinement for juveniles in Federal custody.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Junior Senator for New Jersey. Democrat.
Last Updated: Aug 5, 2015
Length: 6 pages
114th Congress (2015–2017)
This bill was introduced on August 5, 2015, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
What legislators are saying
Aug 5, 2015
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Feb 7, 2017
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 329 (115th).
S. 1965 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number S. 1965. This is the one from the 114th Congress.
This bill was introduced in the 114th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2015 to Jan 3, 2017. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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