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H.R. 5053: Justice for Juveniles Act

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To exempt juveniles from the requirements for suits by prisoners, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Mary Scanlon

Sponsor. Representative for Pennsylvania's 5th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Sep 22, 2020
Length: 2 pages
Introduced
Nov 12, 2019
116th Congress (2019–2021)
Status

Passed House (Senate next) on Sep 21, 2020

This bill passed in the House on September 21, 2020 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.

Prognosis
17% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)
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History

Nov 12, 2019
 
Introduced

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Sep 9, 2020
 
Ordered Reported

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Sep 18, 2020
 
On House Schedule

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Sep 18, 2020
 
Text Published

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Sep 18, 2020
 
Reported by House Committee on the Judiciary

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Sep 21, 2020
 
Passed House (Senate next)

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Passed Senate

 
Signed by the President

H.R. 5053 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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