US SB3646 | 2019-2020 | 116th Congress


Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Democrat 3-1)
Status: Introduced on May 7 2020 - 25% progression, died in committee
Action: 2020-05-07 - 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 suspend the request for detention and imprisonment as a sanction for a violation of probation, supervised release, or parole.

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Emergency Community Supervision Act



2020-05-07SenateRead twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

Same As/Similar To

SB3579 (Related) 2020-03-25 - Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
HB6400 (Related) 2020-03-26 - Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
HB6800 (Related) 2020-07-23 - Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship. Hearings held.


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