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Short Titles as Introduced

New Pathways Act

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Official Title as Introduced

To amend the Second Chance Act of 2007 to require identification for returning citizens, and for other purposes.


Actions Overview (1)

Date Actions Overview
04/10/2019Introduced in House

All Actions (3)

Date All Actions
05/15/2019Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security.
Action By: Committee on the Judiciary
04/10/2019Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
Action By: House of Representatives
04/10/2019Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

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Committees (1)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
House Judiciary04/10/2019 Referred to
House Judiciary Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security05/15/2019 Referred to

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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.