S.Res.129 - A resolution designating April 2017 as "Second Chance Month".115th Congress (2017-2018) |
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|Sponsor:||Sen. Portman, Rob [R-OH] (Introduced 04/07/2017)|
|Committees:||Senate - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 04/25/2017 Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment by Unanimous Consent. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.Res.129 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)
Passed Senate without amendment (04/25/2017)
(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.)
Designates April 2017 as Second Chance Month.
Honors the work of communities, governmental entities, nonprofit organizations, congregations, employers, and individuals to remove unnecessary legal and societal barriers that prevent an individual with a criminal record from becoming a productive member of society.
Calls on the people of the United States to observe Second Chance Month through actions and programs that promote awareness of collateral consequences and provide closure for individuals who have paid their debts.