H.R.2232 - New Pathways Act116th Congress (2019-2020) |
|Sponsor:||Rep. Cummings, Elijah E. [D-MD-7] (Introduced 04/10/2019)|
|Committees:||House - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||House - 05/15/2019 Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.2232 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (04/10/2019)
New Pathways Act
This bill revises existing requirements for the Bureau of Prisons (BOP) to help prisoners obtain identification documents prior to their release.
With respect to U.S. citizens, the BOP must obtain and provide a Social Security card, a proof of U.S. citizenship document, and a photo identification card.
With respect to noncitizens, the BOP must help obtain proof of lawful status and, if applicable, an employment authorization document.