H.R. 1055: Commission to Study Family Reconstruction Proposals for African-Americans Unjustly Impacted by the `War on Drugs’ Act of 2017

To acknowledge the fundamental injustice and the subsequent de jure and de facto racial and economic discrimination against those African-Americans impacted by the "War on Drugs" and the subsequent disparate and discriminatory mass incarceration, to determine the role that private corporations played in the prison industrial complex, to determine the impact of these forces on their families, to make recommendations to the Congress on appropriate remedies, and for other purposes.

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Overview

Introduced:

Feb 14, 2017

Status:

Referred to Committee on Feb 14, 2017

This bill was assigned to a congressional committee on February 14, 2017, which will consider it before possibly sending it on to the House or Senate as a whole.

Sponsor:

Bobby Rush

Representative for Illinois's 1st congressional district

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Feb 14, 2017
Length: 10 pages

Prognosis:

2% chance of being enacted according to PredictGov (details)

History

Feb 14, 2017
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

 
Ordered Reported by Committee

 
Passed House

 
Passed Senate

 
Signed by the President

H.R. 1055 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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