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The Federal Prison Bureau Nonviolent Offender Relief Act

H.R. 62: Federal Prison Bureau Nonviolent Offender Relief Act of 2013

Summary: To amend title 18, United States Code, to provide an alternate release date for certain nonviolent offenders, and for other purposes. (More Info)

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Families Against Mandatory Minimums (FAMM) 18,715 Facebook fans 1,418 Twitter followers

I am writing to ask you to cosponsor H.R. 62, the Federal Prison Bureau Nonviolent Offender Relief Act of 2013. This important legislation, introduced by Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee of Texas, would allow nonviolent federal prisoners over age 45 to earn more time off their sentences for following prison rules and rehabilitating themselves. Currently, federal prisoners can only receive 47 days of so-called "good time credit" each year. This contributes to the overcrowded conditions in our federal prisons, high costs for taxpayers, and unsafe conditions for both prisoners and guards. Every year, the federal prison population and its budget ...

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Federal CURE, Incorporated | FedCURE 2,025 Facebook fans 273 Twitter followers

We are pleased to support Rep. Jackson's reintroduction of H.R. 223 (112th), as H.R. 62 ~ The Federal Prison Bureau Nonviolent Offender Relief Act of 2013 (113th).

Also see Mrs. Jackson's video: FedCURE-3 | Second Look | Panel Three: Rep. Sheila Jackson-Lee (D. TX) | Disparity between Crack and Powder Cocaine. http://youtu.be/lqG28gldGa4

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More Info: The BARBER Amendment ~ Federal Good Time Bill - 113th Congress