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Ted Deutch

Serving Florida's 22nd District

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Judiciary Cmte Passes Deutch Bill to Adjust Eligibility for Nonviolent Elderly Prisoners to Serve Remainder of Sentence in Home Detention Program

Washington, DC | Sep 11, 2019

Yesterday evening, the House Judiciary Committee passed Congressman Ted Deutch's (FL-22) legislation (H.R. 4018) that amends the Elderly and Family Reunification for Certain Non-Violent Offenders Pilot Program reauthorized by the FIRST STEP Act of 2018. The Elderly and Family Reunification for Certain Non-Violent Offenders Pilot Program permits the U.S. Bureau of Prisons to transfer eligible nonviolent elderly prisoners into a home detention pilot program based on the prisoner serving two-thirds of their sentence. However, as the statute is currently interpreted, the two-thirds sentence does not include good time credit. This bill would clarify the law to allow eligible nonviolent elderly prisoners to include good time credit as part of their two-thirds sentence requirement. Prisoners in t...

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Voting Record

Date Bill Vote
9/19 H.R. 4378 Yea
9/19 H.Res. 564 Yea
9/19 H.Res. 564 Yea
9/18 H.R. 4285 Yea
9/18 H.Res. 558 Yea
9/18 H.Res. 558 Yea
9/17 S.Amdt. 1790 Yea
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