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H.R.62: Federal Prison Bureau Nonviolent Offender Relief Act of 2013

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 Sheila Jackson-Lee, D-Texas
Total Cosponsors 4 (All Democrats)
Introduced Jan. 3, 2013
Latest Major Action Jan. 25, 2013
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Bill Summary

Federal Prison Bureau Nonviolent Offender Relief Act of 2013 - Amends the federal criminal code to direct the Bureau of Prisons, pursuant to a good time policy, to release a prisoner who has served one half or more of his or her term of imprisonment if that prisoner: (1) has attained age 45; (2) has never been convicted of a crime of violence; and (3) has not engaged in any violation, involving violent conduct, of institutional disciplinary regulations.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Jan. 25, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations.
Jan. 3, 2013 Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.