To improve public safety, accountability, transparency, and respect for federalism in Federal criminal law by applying evidence-based reforms already made by some States, and reinvesting the resulting savings from doing so in additional evidence-based criminal justice strategies that are proven to reduce recidivism and crime, and the burden of the criminal justice system on the taxpayer.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Virginia's 3rd congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Nov 6, 2017
Length: 150 pages
Nov 6, 2017
115th Congress, 2017–2019
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on November 6, 2017, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Nov 6, 2017
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H.R. 4261 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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