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Short Title(s) as Introduced

Emergency Community Supervision Act

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A bill to require the release of certain individuals in the custody of the United States because of their risk of exposure during a national emergency, and for other purposes.

Actions Overview (1)

Date Actions Overview
03/25/2020Introduced in Senate

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03/25/2020Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
Action By: Senate

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CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Sen. Harris, Kamala D. [D-CA]* 03/25/2020

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Senate Judiciary03/25/2020 Referred to

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Introduced in Senate (03/25/2020)

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.