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Short Titles as Reported to Senate

Pardon Attorney Reform and Integrity Act

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Pardon Attorney Reform and Integrity Act

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Official Titles as Introduced

A bill to reform the process by which the Office of the Pardon Attorney investigates and reviews potential exercises of executive clemency.


Actions Overview (2)

Date Actions Overview
03/09/2000Committee on the Judiciary. Reported to Senate by Senator Hatch with amendments. With written report No. 106-231. Minority views filed.
02/09/2000Introduced in Senate

All Actions (5)

Date All Actions
03/09/2000Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 445.
Action By: Senate
03/09/2000Committee on the Judiciary. Reported to Senate by Senator Hatch with amendments. With written report No. 106-231. Minority views filed.
02/24/2000Committee on the Judiciary. Ordered to be reported with amendments favorably.
02/09/2000Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. (text of measure as introduced: CR S540-541)
Action By: Senate
02/09/2000Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR S538-540)
Action By: Senate

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Committees (1)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Related Documents
Senate Judiciary02/09/2000 Referred to
02/24/2000 Markup by
03/09/2000 Reported by S. Rept. 106-231

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Reported to Senate with amendment(s) (03/09/2000)

Pardon Attorney Reform and Integrity Act - States that if the President delegates to the Pardon Attorney (PA) the responsibility for investigating a potential grant of executive clemency the PA shall prepare and make available to the President a written report that includes any written statement submitted by a victim and that describes the PA's efforts to: (1) inform the victims of each offense that is the subject of the potential grant of clemency that they may submit written statements for inclusion in the PA's report; (2) determine the opinions of law enforcement and judicial personnel involved as to the efficacy of granting a person clemency; (3) determine the opinions of Federal, State, and local law enforcement officials as to whether the person involved may have information relevant to any ongoing investigation or prosecution or effort to apprehend a fugitive; and (4) determine the opinion of Federal, State, and local law enforcement or intelligence agencies regarding the effect that such grant of clemency would have on the threat of terrorism or other ongoing or future criminal activity. Requires notification to the victims of: (1) the possible grant of clemency; and (2) the granting of such clemency and the person's release from custody.