H.R. 1529, the Second Chance for Ex-Offenders Act of 2009

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H.R. 1529, the Second Chance for Ex-Offenders Act of 2009

Post  Yoke on Wed May 13, 2009 11:07 am

Information From the FAMM website...

H.R. 1529, the Second Chance for Ex-Offenders Act of 2009

On March 6, Rep. Charles Rangel (D-NY) introduced HR 1529, the Second Chance for Ex-Offenders Act of 2009, legislation that would permit expungement of records of certain nonviolent criminal offenses. A person would be eligible to apply for expungement only if they fulfill requirements detailed in the legislation, including:

Never being convicted of a violent offense (including an offense under state law that would be a violent offense if it were federal);
Never being convicted of a nonviolent offense other than the one for which expungement is sought;
Fulfilling all requirements of the sentence, including completion of any term of imprisonment or period of probation, meeting all conditions of a supervised release, and paying all fines;
Remaining free from dependency on or abuse of alcohol or a controlled substance a minimum of one year;
Obtaining a high school diploma or completion of a high school equivalency program;
Completing at least one year of community service.
The bill was referred to the House Judiciary Committee. Click here to read the bill summary, see cosponsors and get other information.

The bill was referred to the House Judiciary Committee. Click here to read the bill summary, see cosponsors and get other information.
http://capwiz.com/famm/issues/bills/?bill=13049966

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