S.822: Justice for All Reauthorization Act of 2013

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This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about crime and law enforcement
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Sponsor Patrick J. Leahy, D-Vt.
Total Cosponsors 24 (17 Democrats, 7 Republicans)
Introduced April 25, 2013
Latest Major Action Nov. 7, 2013
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Bill Summary

Justice for All Reauthorization Act of 2013 - (Sec. 2) Amends the federal criminal code to add to the list of crime victims' rights: (1) the right to be informed in a timely manner of any plea bargain or deferred prosecution agreement, and (2) the right to be informed of victims' rights and the services described in the Victims' Rights and Restitution Act of 1990 and to be provided contact information for the Office of the Victims' Rights Ombudsman of the Department of Justice (DOJ).

Amends the Victims of Crime Act of 1984 to permit surplus amounts in the Crime Victims Fund to be used only for a Victim Notification System and for the U.S. Attorneys Offices and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) to provide and to improve services for the benefit of crime victims in the federal criminal justice system (current law) through victim coordinators, victims' specialists, and advocates, including for the administrative support of such coordinators and advocates.


(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Nov. 7, 2013 Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 241.
Nov. 7, 2013 Committee on the Judiciary. Reported by Senator Leahy with amendments. Without written report.
Oct. 31, 2013 Committee on the Judiciary. Ordered to be reported with amendments favorably.
April 25, 2013 Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. (text of measure as introduced: CR S3034-3036)