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H.R. 546: Effective Assistance of Counsel in the Digital Era Act

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To regulate monitoring of electronic communications between an incarcerated person in a Bureau of Prisons facility and that person's attorney or other legal representative, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Hakeem Jeffries

Sponsor. Representative for New York's 8th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Feb 25, 2021
Length: 6 pages
Introduced
Jan 28, 2021
117th Congress (2021–2023)
Status

Passed House (Senate next) on Feb 24, 2021

This bill passed in the House on February 24, 2021 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.

Other activity may have occurred on another bill with identical or similar provisions.

Cosponsors

11 Cosponsors (7 Republicans, 4 Democrats)

Prognosis
4% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)
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History

Jan 28, 2021
 
Introduced

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Feb 19, 2021
 
Text Published

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Feb 24, 2021
 
Passed House (Senate next)

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Passed Senate

 
Signed by the President

H.R. 546 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.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 546. This is the one from the 117th Congress.

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