US HB6400 | 2019-2020 | 116th Congress


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 40-0)
Status: Introduced on March 26 2020 - 25% progression
Action: 2020-03-26 - Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
Pending: House Judiciary Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


Emergency Community Supervision Act This bill 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



2020-03-26HouseReferred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
2020-03-26HouseIntroduced in House

Same As/Similar To

SB3579 (Same As) 2020-03-25 - Read twice and referred to the 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.


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