To amend title 18, United States Code, to encourage the placement of released Federal prisoners in residential reentry centers near their homes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Georgia's 5th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: May 23, 2017
Length: 2 pages
115th Congress (2017–2019)
This bill was introduced on May 23, 2017, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
What legislators are saying
“Statement of Rep. John Lewis (GA) on the Jobs and Justice Act”
— Rep. John Lewis [D-GA5, 1987-2020] (Sponsor) on May 11, 2018
May 23, 2017
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Mar 2, 2020
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 6055.
H.R. 2612 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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