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H.R. 4018: To provide that the amount of time that an elderly offender must serve before being eligible for placement in home detention is to be reduced by the amount of good time credits earned by the prisoner, and for other purposes.

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Theodore Deutch

Sponsor. Representative for Florida's 22nd congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Dec 3, 2019
Length: 4 pages
Introduced
Jul 25, 2019
Status

Passed House (Senate next) on Dec 3, 2019

This bill passed in the House on December 3, 2019 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.

Prognosis
8% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)
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Position statements

What legislators are saying

House Passes Deutch Bill to Allow Nonviolent Elderly Prisoners to Serve Remaining Sentence at Home
    — Rep. Theodore Deutch [D-FL22] (Sponsor) on Dec 3, 2019

Chairman Nadler Statement for the Markup of H.R. 4018
    — Rep. Jerrold Nadler [D-NY10] (Co-sponsor) on Sep 10, 2019

House passes prison reform for elderly offenders
    — Rep. Doug Collins [R-GA9] (Co-sponsor) on Dec 3, 2019

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What stakeholders are saying

Institute for Spending Reform SpendingTracker.org estimates H.R. 4018 will add $17 million in new spending through 2029.

History

Jul 25, 2019
 
Introduced

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Sep 10, 2019
 
Ordered Reported

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Nov 26, 2019
 
Reported by House Committee on the Judiciary

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Nov 29, 2019
 
On House Schedule

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Dec 3, 2019
 
Passed House (Senate next)

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Passed Senate

 
Signed by the President

H.R. 4018 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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