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H.R. 968: Equal Justice Under Law Act of 2017

To enforce the Sixth Amendment right to the assistance of effective counsel at all stages of the adversarial process, to confer jurisdiction upon the district courts of the United States to provide declaratory and injunctive relief against systemic violations of such right, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sean Maloney

Sponsor. Representative for New York's 18th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Feb 7, 2017
Length: 3 pages
Introduced:

Feb 7, 2017

Status:

Introduced on Feb 7, 2017

This bill is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on February 7, 2017. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.

Prognosis:

3% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

History

Feb 7, 2017
 
Introduced

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

Pending
 
Ordered Reported

Pending
 
Passed House (Senate next)

Pending
 
Passed Senate

Pending
 
Signed by the President

H.R. 968 is 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.

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