A bill to expand eligibility for and provide judicial review for the Elderly Home Detention Pilot Program, provide for compassionate release based on COVID-19 vulnerability, shorten the waiting period for judicial review during the COVID-19 pandemic, and make other technical corrections.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Senior Senator for Illinois. Democrat.
Last Updated: Jun 8, 2021
Length: 16 pages
117th Congress (2021–2023)
This bill was introduced on May 27, 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).
9 Cosponsors (5 Republicans, 4 Democrats)
Jun 22, 2020
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 4034 (116th).
Feb 12, 2021
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
May 20, 2021
Considered by Senate Committee on the Judiciary
A committee held a hearing or business meeting about the bill.
May 27, 2021
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. 312 (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. 312. 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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