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H.R. 4261, SAFE Justice Act of 2017 (115th Congress)

Friday, April 27, 2018

Bill summary: Click here for FAMM’s summary of the SAFE Justice Act Bill text: Click here to read the full text of the bill Bill status: The bill was introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives on November 7, 2017. THE BILL IS NOT A LAW. To become a law, a bill must be approved by the judiciary committees, … Read More

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FAMM Praises Introduction of the SAFE Justice Act of 2017

Tuesday, November 7, 2017

Contact: Rabiah Burks 202.822.6700 FAMM Praises Introduction of the SAFE Justice Act of 2017 WASHINGTON – FAMM today commended U.S. Reps. Bobby Scott (D-VA) and Jason Lewis (R-MN) for the introduction of the Safe, Accountable, Fair, Effective (SAFE) Justice Act of 2017. The broad bill limits the application of federal mandatory minimum sentences to the … Read More

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FAMM Launches Radio Campaign in Support of Sentencing Reform

Wednesday, October 7, 2015

WASHINGTON—Families Against Mandatory Minimums (FAMM), the leading non-profit advocate for federal sentencing and prison reform, announced today that the group is launching its first national radio advertising campaign. The first ad will begin airing today in two Virginia Congressional Districts: VA-6, home to Congressman Bob Goodlatte (R-VA); and VA-4, home to Congressman Randy Forbes (R-VA). … Read More

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Speaker John Boehner “Absolutely” Supports the SAFE Justice Act

Thursday, July 16, 2015

In a press conference today, House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) told reporters that he “absolutely” supports the SAFE Justice Act–which was introduced earlier this month by Reps. Jim Sensenbrenner (R) and Bobby Scott (D), and 18 other bipartisan co-sponsors–and would like to see it come to the House floor. You can watch Speaker Boehner’s remarks … Read More

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