A bill to require the Director of the Bureau of Prisons to be appointed by and with the advice and consent of the Senate.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Senator for Kentucky. Republican.
Last Updated: Jan 21, 2016
Length: 5 pages
Mar 7, 2012
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 2169 (112th).
Jan 21, 2016
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Oct 30, 2019
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 2742 (116th).
S. 2459 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number S. 2459. 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 passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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