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From the Congressional Record, Volume 161 (2015)









H.R. 2944 — A bill to improve public safety, accountability, transparency, and respect for federalism in Federal criminal law by applying the findings of the bipartisan Over-Criminalization Task Force and evidence-based reforms already made by some States, and reinvesting the resulting savings from doing so in additional evidence-based criminal justice strategies that are proven to reduce recidivism and crime, and the burden of the criminal justice system on the taxpayer; to the Committee on the Judiciary, and in addition to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.

By Mr. SENSENBRENNER (for himself, Mr. Scott of Virginia, Mr. Labrador, Mr. Cummings, Mr. Farenthold, Ms. Lofgren, Mr. Collins of Georgia, Mr. Cohen, Mr. Bishop of Michigan, Mr. Johnson of Georgia, Mrs. Love, Ms. Judy Chu of California, Mr. Barton, Mr. Gutierrez, Mr. Yoho, Ms. Bass, Mr. Young of Alaska, Mr. Richmond, Mr. Rigell, Mr. Jeffries, Mr. McClintock, and Mr. Cardenas), H4771 [25JN]
Cosponsors added, H5032 [9JY], H5118 [13JY], H5239 [15JY], H5333 [21JY], H5592 [28JY], H5777 [29JY], H6307 [28SE], H6750 [30SE], H6789 [1OC], H6976 [9OC], H7090 [21OC], H7391 [2NO]



From the Congressional Record, Volume 162 (2016)









H.R. 2944 — A bill to improve public safety, accountability, transparency, and respect for federalism in Federal criminal law by applying the findings of the bipartisan Over-Criminalization Task Force and evidence-based reforms already made by some States, and reinvesting the resulting savings from doing so in additional evidence-based criminal justice strategies that are proven to reduce recidivism and crime, and the burden of the criminal justice system on the taxpayer; to the Committee on the Judiciary, and in addition to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.

Cosponsors added, H5016 [14JY], H5338 [12SE]