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

H.R.62
Latest Title: Federal Prison Bureau Nonviolent Offender Relief Act of 2013
Sponsor: Rep Jackson Lee, Sheila [TX-18] (introduced 1/3/2013) Cosponsors (None)
Latest Major Action: 1/3/2013 Referred to House committee. Status: Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.


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HR 62 IH

113th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 62

To amend title 18, United States Code, to provide an alternate release date for certain nonviolent offenders, and for other purposes.

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

January 3, 2013

Ms. JACKSON LEE introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary


A BILL

To amend title 18, United States Code, to provide an alternate release date for certain nonviolent offenders, and for other purposes.

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

    This Act may be cited as the `Federal Prison Bureau Nonviolent Offender Relief Act of 2013'.

SEC. 2. EARLY RELEASE FOR CERTAIN NONVIOLENT OFFENDERS.

    (a) In General- Section 3624 of title 18, United States Code, is amended--

      (1) in subsection (a), by inserting `at the early release date provided in subsection (g), if applicable, or otherwise' after `A prisoner shall be released by the Bureau of Prisons'; and

      (2) by adding at the end the following:

    `(g) Early Release for Certain Nonviolent Offenders- Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the Bureau of Prisons, pursuant to a good time policy, shall release from confinement a prisoner who has served one half or more of his term of imprisonment (including any consecutive term or terms of imprisonment) if that prisoner--

      `(1) has attained the age of 45 years;

      `(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.'.

END


 
FedCURE is pleased to support Rep. Jackson's reintroduction of  H.R. 223 (112th), as H.R. 62 ~ The Federal Prison Bureau Nonviolent Offender Relief Act of 2013 (113th).  Support H.R. 62:  POPVOX: http://pvox.co.../JaNx5Y 
 
Also see Mrs. Jackson's video:  FedCURE-3 | Second Look | Panel Three: Rep. Sheila Jackson-Lee (D. TX) | Disparity between Crack and Powder Cocaine.  http://youtu.be/lqG28gldGa4
 
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