House Simple Resolution 281
115th Congress(2017-2018)
Expressing support for designation of April 2017 as "Second Chance Month".
Introduced
Introduced
Introduced in House on Apr 26, 2017
Overview
Text
Introduced
Apr 26, 2017
Latest Action
Apr 26, 2017
Origin Chamber
House
Type
Simple Resolution
Simple Resolution
A form of legislative measure introduced and potentially acted upon by only one congressional chamber and used for the regulation of business only within the chamber of origin. Depending on the chamber of origin, they begin with a designation of either H.Res. or S.Res. Joint resolutions and concurrent resolutions are other types of resolutions.
Bill Number
281
Congress
115
Policy Area
Crime and Law Enforcement
Crime and Law Enforcement
Primary focus of measure is criminal offenses, investigation and prosecution, procedure and sentencing; corrections and imprisonment; juvenile crime; law enforcement administration. Measures concerning terrorism may fall under Emergency Management or International Affairs policy areas.
Sponsorship by Party
California
Washington
Michigan
California
Oklahoma
Virginia
Virginia
North Carolina
No House votes have been held for this bill.
Summary

Honors the work of communities, governmental entities, nonprofit organizations, congregations, employers, and individuals to remove unnecessary legal and societal barriers that prevent an individual with a criminal record from becoming a productive member of society.

Calls on the people of the United States to observe Second Chance Month through actions and programs that promote awareness of collateral consequences and provide closure for individuals who have paid their debts.

Text (1)
April 26, 2017
Actions (2)
04/26/2017
Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
04/26/2017
Introduced in House
Public Record
Created
Apr 27, 2017 3:11:40 AM
Updated
Sep 28, 2020 9:57:19 PM