H.R.3669: Federal Probation System Reform Act

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about crime and law enforcement
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Sponsor Dan Maffei, D-N.Y.
Total Cosponsors 1 (All Democrats)
Introduced Dec. 5, 2013
Latest Major Action Jan. 27, 2014
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Bill Summary

Federal Probation System Reform Act - Amends the federal criminal code to require the Director of the Administrative Office of the United States Courts to ensure that an appropriate probation or pretrial services officer supervises a person convicted of a federal offense who has been sentenced to probation, placed on probation, or placed on supervised release, or a person accused of such an offense who has been released pending trial, sentence, or appeal, and who is required to wear an electronic monitoring device as a condition of such probation or release, including by: (1) conducting a daily review of any data produced by such device; and (2) conducting an investigation immediately following an electronic monitoring system alert that the Director determines requires investigation.

Prohibits, and sets penalties for, intentionally disabling such a device or allowing another person to disable such device.

Establishes within the United States Probation and Pretrial ...

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Jan. 27, 2014 Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations.
Dec. 5, 2013 Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.