US HB4018 | 2019-2020 | 116th Congress

Status

Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Democrat 8-5)
Status: Engrossed on December 4 2019 - 50% progression
Action: 2019-12-04 - Received in the Senate.
Text: Latest bill text (Engrossed) [PDF]

Summary

To provide that the amount of time that an elderly offender must serve before being eligible for placement in home detention is to be reduced by the amount of good time credits earned by the prisoner, and for other purposes. This bill modifies the eligibility criteria for an elderly offender to qualify for early release from prison and placement in home detention. Specifically, it reduces the amount of a prison term an elderly offender must serve by the amount of good time credits earned by the offender.

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Title

To provide that the amount of time that an elderly offender must serve before being eligible for placement in home detention is to be reduced by the amount of good time credits earned by the prisoner, and for other purposes.

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History

DateChamberAction
2019-12-04SenateReceived in the Senate.
2019-12-03HouseMotion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
2019-12-03HouseOn motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote. (text: CR H9191)
2019-12-03HouseDEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 4018.
2019-12-03HouseConsidered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H9191-9192)
2019-12-03HouseMr. Deutch moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended.
2019-11-26HousePlaced on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 252.
2019-11-26HouseReported (Amended) by the Committee on Judiciary. H. Rept. 116-311.
2019-09-10HouseOrdered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 28 - 8.
2019-09-10HouseCommittee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
2019-09-10HouseSubcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security Discharged.
2019-08-28HouseReferred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security.
2019-07-25HouseReferred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
2019-07-25HouseIntroduced in House

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