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H.R. 71: Federal Prison Bureau Nonviolent Offender Relief Act of 2015

Title: Federal Prison Bureau Nonviolent Offender Relief Act of 2015

Introduced: Jan 6, 2015 (114th Congress)

Sponsor: Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee [D-TX18]

Status: Referred to Committee - Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.

Summary: Federal Prison Bureau Nonviolent Offender Relief Act of 2015 Amends the federal criminal code to direct the Bureau of Prisons, pursuant to a good time policy, to release a prisoner who has served one half or more of his or her term of imprisonment if that prisoner: (1) has attained age 45; (2) has never been convicted of a crime of violence; and (3) has not engaged in any violation, involving violent conduct, of institutional disciplinary regulations.

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