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H.R. 1378 (116th): District of Columbia Clemency Home Rule Act

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To provide that the authority to grant clemency for offenses against the District of Columbia shall be exercised in accordance with law enacted by the District of Columbia.

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Sponsor and status

Eleanor Norton

Sponsor. Representative for the District of Columbia. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Feb 26, 2019
Length: 2 pages
Feb 26, 2019
116th Congress (2019–2021)
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on February 26, 2019, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.


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What legislators are saying

Norton to Introduce Legislation Giving D.C. Local Control Over Parole and Supervised Release Determinations
    — Rep. Eleanor Norton [D-DC0] (Sponsor) on Sep 21, 2020

Congresswoman Lee and Senator Stabenow Celebrate World Social Work Day
    — Rep. Barbara Lee [D-CA13] on Mar 15, 2016

Norton Introduces District of Columbia Special Elections Home Rule Act
    — Rep. Eleanor Norton [D-DC0] (Sponsor) on Aug 12, 2020

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Feb 26, 2019

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H.R. 1378 (116th) was 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.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 1378. This is the one from the 116th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 116th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2019 to Jan 3, 2021. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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