H.R.667: Violent Criminal Incarceration Act of 1995

About This Bill

  • This bill was introduced in the 104th Congress
  • This bill is primarily about congress
  • Introduced Jan. 25, 1995
  • Latest Major Action July 27, 1995

Bill Summary

TABLE OF CONTENTS: Title I: Truth in Sentencing Title II: Stopping Abusive Prisoner Lawsuits Title III: Stop Turning Out Prisoners Title IV: Enhancing Protection Against Incarcerated Criminals Title V: Prison Conditions Title VI: Community Service Projects Title VII: Prison Commissary Administration Violent Criminal Incarceration Act of 1995 - Title I: Truth in Sentencing - Revises the Violent Crime Control and Law Enforcement Act of 1994...

(Source: Library of Congress)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Referred to the House Committee on Judiciary.
Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 23 - 11.
Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Judiciary. H. Rept. 104-21.
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 8.
Rules Committee Resolution H. Res. 63 Reported to House. Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 667 with 1 hour of general debate. Previous question shall be considered as ordered except motion to recommit. Bill is open to amendments. It shall be in order to consider the amendment in the nature of a substitute recommended by the Committee on the Judiciary as an original bill for the purpose of amendment under the five-minute rule for a period not to exceed ten hours. The Chair may accord priority in recognition to Members who have pre-printed their amendments in the Record. Such amendments are considered as read.
Rule H. Res. 63 passed House.
Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 63.
Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 667 with 1 hour of general debate. Previous question shall be considered as ordered except motion to recommit. Bill is open to amendments. It shall be in order to consider the amendment in the nature of a substitute recommended by the Committee on the Judiciary as an original bill for the purpose of amendment under the five-minute rule for a period not to exceed ten hours. The Chair may accord priority in recognition to Members who have pre-printed their amendments in the Record. Such amendments are considered as read.
House resolved itself into the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union pursuant to H. Res. 63 and Rule XXIII.
The Speaker designated the Honorable Jim Kolbe to act as Chairman of the Committee.
GENERAL DEBATE - The Committee of the Whole proceeded with one hour of general debate.
ORDER OF PROCEDURE - Mr. McCollum asked unanimous consent that the time for debate on each subsequent amendment, and all amendments thereto, be limited to not to exceed 20 minutes. Agreed to without objection.
Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union rises leaving H.R. 667 as unfinished business.
Considered as unfinished business.
The House resolved into Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union for further consideration.
DEBATE - Pursuant to the unanimous consent agreement of Thursday, Feb. 11, 1995, debate on all amendments offered will be limited to 20 minutes each, 10 minutes allocated to the proponent and 10 minutes allocated to the opponent.
DEBATE - The Committee of the Whole proceeded with 20 minutes of debate on the Scott amendment.
The House rose from the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union to report H.R. 667.
The previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule.
The House adopted the amendment in the nature of a substitute as agreed to by the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union.
Mr. Conyers moved to recommit with instructions to Judiciary.
DEBATE - The House proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the motion to recommit the bill to the Committee on the Judiciary, with instructions.
The previous question on the motion to recommit with instructions was ordered without objection.
On motion to recommit with instructions Failed by recorded vote: 193 - 227 (Roll no. 116).
On passage Passed by recorded vote: 265 - 156 (Roll no. 117).
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
The Clerk was authorized to correct section numbers, punctuation, and cross references, and to make other necessary technical and conforming corrections in the engrossment of H.R. 667.
Received in the Senate and read twice and referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Committee on Judiciary. Hearings held.
Jan. 25, 1995

Introduced in the House by Bill McCollum (R-Fla.)

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