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H.R.261 Federal Prison Bureau Nonviolent Offender Relief Act of 2007, 110th Congress

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  • Latest Action: Jul 26, 2007 Sponsor introductory remarks on measure.

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  • Committee Assignment: House Committee on the Judiciary - Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations

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  • 0% of users oppose H.R.261

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    • On July 29, 2008, by Anonymous - I am praying that this bill is passed and I am asking everyone who reads this to agree. My brother, who got mixed up with the wrong crowd, was arrested in 2003 and is serving a 10 year sentence. He has turned his life over to God and his heart desires to do right. His family and society would benefit from this. Eileen - Lakeland, FL

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      As noted by Anonymous, a user on OpenCongress.org, on July 29, 2008, "I am praying that this bill is passed and I am asking everyone who reads this to agree. My brother, who got mixed up with the wrong crowd, was arrested in 2003 and is serving a 10 year sentence. He has turned his life over to God and his heart desires to do right. His family and society would benefit from this. Eileen - Lakeland, FL"
    • On October 29, 2008, by MARTHA105 - I am also praying that this bill gets passed. I have a friend in prison convicted of conspiracy serving 3 years. He is a non-violent man and does not deserve to be in prison for this crime. He is very much missed by family and friends. Martha - New Jersey

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      As noted by MARTHA105, a user on OpenCongress.org, on October 29, 2008, "I am also praying that this bill gets passed. I have a friend in prison convicted of conspiracy serving 3 years. He is a non-violent man and does not deserve to be in prison for this crime. He is very much missed by family and friends. Martha - New Jersey"
    • On January 15, 2009, by Anonymous - The federal system seems to ignore the real issue of repeat offenders. It is absurd to lock up first time offenders (non violent). The money spent on incarcerating these individuals could be better spent elsewhere, especially during tough economic times. See this for what it is. The Government has gotten too big and cannot operate in a rational manner. The only people that get breaks are the political class, Democrat or Republican.

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      As noted by Anonymous, a user on OpenCongress.org, on January 15, 2009, "The federal system seems to ignore the real issue of repeat offenders. It is absurd to lock up first time offenders (non violent). The money spent on incarcerating these individuals could be better spent elsewhere, especially during tough economic times. See this for what it is. The Government has gotten too big and cannot operate in a rational manner. The only people that get breaks are the political class, Democrat or Republican."

    Highly Rated Blog Articles

    • House Roll Call #261 Details - OpenCongress - April 12, 2011 by opencongress.org - H.R.1217: To repeal the Prevention and Public Health Fund. Back to Main Bill Page. April 13, 2011 Roll call number 261 in the House. Question On Agreeing to the Amendment: Amendment 2 to H R 1217. Ayes: 187 (Democrat: 186; Republican: 1 ...

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      As noted by opencongress.org on April 12, 2011, "H.R.1217: To repeal the Prevention and Public Health Fund. Back to Main Bill Page. April 13, 2011 Roll call number 261 in the House. Question On Agreeing to the Amendment: Amendment 2 to H R 1217. Ayes: 187 (Democrat: 186; Republican: 1 ..." (http://www.opencongress.org/vote/2011/h/261)
    • H.R.261: No New Drilling Act of 2011 - U.S. Congress - OpenCongress - January 09, 2011 by opencongress.org - Although oil is highly toxic and dangerous to all living creatures, our favorite furry friends are e. We need to keep citizens involved in basic env ... The House of Delegates passed House Bill 2123 today which . ...

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      As noted by opencongress.org on January 09, 2011, "Although oil is highly toxic and dangerous to all living creatures, our favorite furry friends are e. We need to keep citizens involved in basic env ... The House of Delegates passed House Bill 2123 today which . ..." (http://www.opencongress.org/bill/112-h261/show)
    • the passion of the comments - September 03, 2008 by The washingtonwatch.com Blog - on hr 261, the federal prison bureau nonviolent offender relief act of 2007, a thirteen-year-old shares the sadness of having a father in prison:. my dad is the closest person to me in the world. i didnt even know it was possible to ...

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      As noted by The washingtonwatch.com Blog on September 03, 2008, "on hr 261, the federal prison bureau nonviolent offender relief act of 2007, a thirteen-year-old shares the sadness of having a father in prison:. my dad is the closest person to me in the world. i didnt even know it was possible to ..." (http://www.washingtonwatch.com/blog/2008/09/04/the-passion-of-the-comments/)

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