US SB3579 | 2019-2020 | 116th Congress


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 2-0)
Status: Introduced on March 25 2020 - 25% progression, died in committee
Action: 2020-03-25 - Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
Pending: Senate Judiciary Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


Establishes measures to reduce the number of individuals in federal custody during a national emergency relating to a communicable disease. Specifically, it does the following: requires certain categories of inmates to be released and placed in community supervision (e.g., home confinement); limits the use of pretrial detention; and modifies supervised release, including to limit the use of incarceration as a sanction for a parole violation.

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Emergency Community Supervision Act



2020-03-25SenateRead twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

Same As/Similar To

HB6400 (Same As) 2020-03-26 - Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
HB6800 (Related) 2020-07-23 - Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship. Hearings held.
HR967 (Similar To) 2020-05-15 - Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
SB3646 (Related) 2020-05-07 - Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.


US Congress State Sources

Bill Comments 750