Summary: H.R.6400 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)

There is one summary for H.R.6400. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Introduced in House (03/26/2020)

Emergency Community Supervision Act

This bill establishes measures to reduce the number of individuals in federal custody during a national emergency relating to a communicable disease.

Specifically, it does the following:

  • requires certain categories of inmates to be released and placed in community supervision (e.g., home confinement);
  • limits the use of pretrial detention; and
  • modifies supervised release, including to limit the use of incarceration as a sanction for a parole violation.