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S. 2502 (117th): Kenneth P. Thompson Begin Again Act

A bill to provide first-time, low-level, nonviolent simple possession offenders an opportunity to expunge that conviction after successful completion of court-imposed probation

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Christopher Coons

Sponsor. Junior Senator for Delaware. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Dec 13, 2021
Length: 4 pages
Introduced
Jul 28, 2021
117th Congress (2021–2023)
Status
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on September 23, 2021, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.

Although this bill was not enacted, its provisions could have become law by being included in another bill. It is common for legislative text to be introduced concurrently in multiple bills (called companion bills), re-introduced in subsequent sessions of Congress in new bills, or added to larger bills (sometimes called omnibus bills).

Cosponsors

4 Cosponsors (2 Democrats, 2 Republicans)

See Instead

H.R. 1924 (same title)
Ordered Reported — Apr 6, 2022

Source

History

Jul 28, 2021
 
Introduced

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

Sep 15, 2021
 
Considered by Senate Committee on the Judiciary

A committee held a hearing or business meeting about the bill.

Sep 23, 2021
 
Ordered Reported

A committee has voted to issue a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

S. 2502 (117th) 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 S. 2502. This is the one from the 117th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 117th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2021 to Jan 3, 2023. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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