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Short Titles as Introduced

Justice Safety Valve Act of 2013

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Official Titles - House of Representatives

Official Title as Introduced

To amend title 18, United States Code, to prevent unjust and irrational criminal punishments.


Actions Overview (1)

Date
04/24/2013Introduced in House

All Actions (3)

Date
06/14/2013Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations.
Action By: Committee on the Judiciary
04/24/2013Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
Action By: House of Representatives
04/24/2013Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
House Judiciary04/24/2013 Referred to
House Judiciary Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations06/14/2013 Referred to

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Introduced in House (04/24/2013)

Justice Safety Valve Act of 2013 - Amends the federal criminal code to authorize a federal court to impose a sentence below a statutory minimum if necessary to avoid violating federal provisions prescribing factors courts must consider in imposing a sentence. Requires the court to give the parties notice of its intent to impose a lower sentence and to state in writing the factors requiring such a sentence.