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S.Res. 129 - Designating April 2017 as “Second Chance Month”.

Sponsor: Rob Portman (R)
Introduced: 2017-04-07
Bill Status: Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment by Unanimous Consent.
 
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115th CONGRESS
1st Session
S. RES. 129


    Designating April 2017 as “Second Chance Month”.


IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

April 7, 2017

    Mr. Portman (for himself, Ms. Klobuchar, Mr. Lankford, and Mr. Durbin) submitted the following resolution; which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary


RESOLUTION

    Designating April 2017 as “Second Chance Month”.

Resolved, That the Senate—

(1) designates April 2017 as “Second Chance Month”;

(2) honors the work of communities, governmental entities, nonprofit organizations, congregations, employers, and individuals to remove unnecessary legal and societal barriers that prevent an individual with a criminal record from becoming a productive member of society; and

(3) calls on the people of the United States to observe Second Chance Month through actions and programs that—

(A) promote awareness of collateral consequences; and

(B) provide closure for individuals who have paid their debts.


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