Second Chance Act of 2007

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The bill reauthorized the grant program for reentry of offenders into the community in the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968, to improve reentry planning and implementation. The bill became a law on April 9, 2007.[1]


House Action

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Scored vote

Scorecard: National Journal 2007 House Scorecard

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"Improve the treatment of prison inmates. November 13. (347-62; 273 votes required in this case to pass the bill under suspension of the rules)"

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See also


  1. LSecond Chance Act of 2007 on [1].

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