H.R. 7568 (95th): Federal Correctional Ombudsman Act


Jun 2, 1977
95th Congress, 1977–1978

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on June 2, 1977, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Ralph Metcalfe

Representative for Illinois's 1st congressional district


About the bill

Full Title

A bill to amend title 18 of the United States Code to establish an Office of the United States Correctional Ombudsman.

Summary (CRS)

6/2/1977--Introduced.Federal Correctional Ombudsman Act - Establishes an office of the United States Correctional Ombudsman. Authorizes the Chief Ombudsman to investigate in such manner as he sees fit, either upon complaint ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jun 2, 1977

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 7568”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


16 cosponsors (15D, 1R) (show)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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H.R. 8848 (93rd) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jun 20, 1973

H.R. 550 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 4, 1977

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