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S. 1513 - Second Chance Reauthorization Act

Crime and law enforcement. 114th Congress (2015-2016) View bill details
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Summary:
A bill to reauthorize the Second Chance Act of 2007. (by CRS) 
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The bill has been referred to committee. 
There have been no votes on this bill.

Second Chance Reauthorization Act

S. 1513 — 114th Congress (2015–2016)

Summary
A bill to reauthorize the Second Chance Act of 2007. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to reauthorize the Second Chance Act of 2007.
Other Titles
  • Second Chance Reauthorization Act
  • Second Chance Reauthorization Act
Sponsor
Rob Portman
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Crime and law enforcement
  • Accounting and auditing
  • Administrative law and regulatory procedures
  • Adult education and literacy
  • Aging
  • Congressional oversight
  • Correctional facilities and imprisonment
  • Crime prevention
  • Crime victims
  • Criminal investigation, prosecution, interrogation
  • Criminal procedure and sentencing
  • Department of Justice
  • Detention of persons
  • Drug therapy
  • Drug, alcohol, tobacco use
  • Elementary and secondary education
  • Emergency medical services and trauma care
  • Employment and training programs
  • Executive agency funding and structure
  • Family services
  • Fraud offenses and financial crimes
  • Government studies and investigations
  • Health care coverage and access
  • Homelessness and emergency shelter
  • Indian social and development programs
  • Juvenile crime and gang violence
  • Law enforcement administration and funding
  • Low- and moderate-income housing
  • Mental health
  • Performance measurement
  • Poverty and welfare assistance
  • Research administration and funding
  • Social work, volunteer service, charitable organizations
  • State and local courts
  • Veterans' education, employment, rehabilitation
  • Veterans' loans, housing, homeless programs
  • Veterans' medical care
  • Veterans' pensions and compensation
  • Vocational and technical education
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Major Actions
Introduced6/04/2015
Referred to Committee
Bill History

There have been no votes on this bill.

ActionDateDescription
Introduced6/04/2015
6/04/2015Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
6/04/2015Introduced in Senate
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Total contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

15 Organizations Supported and 0 Opposed; See Which Ones

Organizations that took a position on
Second Chance Reauthorization Act

15 organizations supported this bill

American Bar Association
Susman, Thomas M. (2015, June 4). ABA Commends Introduction of Second Chance Reauthorization Act of 2015. Retrieved June 5, 2015, from American Bar Association.
Catholic Charities USA
Catholic Charities USA & United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (2015, July 8). USCCB and CCUSA Urge Support of the Second Chance Act. Retrieved January 14, 2016, from United States Conference of Catholic Bishops.
Episcopal Church
Episcopal Church Office of Government Relations (2015, August 18). Domestic Policy Action Network Newsletter July-August 2015. Retrieved September 25, 2015, from Episcopal Church.
Families Against Mandatory Minimums
Families Against Mandatory Minimums (2015, June 4). Elderly Prisoner Release Program Would Expand Under New Second Chance Reauthorization Act. Retrieved June 8, 2015, from Families Against Mandatory Minimums.
Goodwill Industries International
Turner, Seth (2015, June 17). Urge Senators to Co-sponsor Bill to Help People with a Criminal Background. Retrieved September 25, 2015, from Goodwill Industries International.
Innocence Project
Innocence Project (2016, January 12). Tell President Obama and Congress to take action on criminal justice reform, today!. Retrieved January 14, 2016, from Innocence Project.
Legal Action Center
Legal Action Center (2015, June 5). Second Chance Reauthorization Act Introduced. Retrieved June 8, 2015, from Legal Action Center.
Lutheran Services in America (LSA)
Lutheran Services in America (2016, January 7). Juvenile Justice Policy and Advocacy. Retrieved January 14, 2016, from Lutheran Services in America.
National Association of Counties
Hurley, Eryn (2015, June 19). Second Chance Reauthorization Act Introduced in the Senate. Retrieved June 22, 2015, from NACO.
National League of Cities 
Undersigned local officials (2016, February 12). National League of Cities Letter to Leader McConnell, Leader Reid, Speaker Ryan and Leader Pelosi. Retrieved February 16, 2016, from National League of Cities.
National PTA
Thornton, Otha & Monell, Nathan (2015, June 22). National PTA letter endorsing the Second Chance Reauthorization Act (S.1513). Retrieved September 25, 2015, from National PTA.
Prison Fellowship
Prison Fellowship (2016, January 11). THE SECOND CHANCE REAUTHORIZATION ACT. Retrieved January 11, 2016, from Prison Fellowship.
Students for Sensible Drug Policy
Students for Sensible Drug Policy (2015, December 16). Second Chance Reauthorization Act of 2015. Retrieved January 11, 2016, from Students for Sensible Drug Policy.
United Church of Christ
Baylor, Barbara (2016, January 11). Our Faith & the Criminal Justice System: 2015 A Year of Action and Advocacy. Retrieved January 11, 2016, from United Church of Christ.
United States Conference of Catholic Bishops
Catholic Charities USA & United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (2015, July 8). USCCB and CCUSA Urge Support of the Second Chance Act. Retrieved January 14, 2016, from United States Conference of Catholic Bishops.

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Includes reported contributions to congressional campaigns of Senators in office during the 114th U.S. Congress, from interest groups invested in the vote according to MapLight, November 29, 2010 – November 28, 2016.
Contributions data source: OpenSecrets.org

Contributions by Legislator

Namesort iconPartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$235,077$0
Kelly AyotteRNH$573,496$0
Tammy BaldwinDWI$691,072$0
John BarrassoRWY$109,416$0
Michael F. BennetDCO$1,708,414$0
Richard BlumenthalDCT$853,746$0
Roy BluntRMO$620,306$0
Cory A. BookerDNJ$2,057,595$0
John BoozmanRAR$106,393$0
Barbara BoxerDCA$36,250$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$1,892,080$0
Richard BurrRNC$538,569$0
Maria CantwellDWA$594,148$0
Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$468,276$0
Ben CardinDMD$430,578$0
Tom CarperDDE$223,942$0
Bob CaseyDPA$1,643,338$0
Bill CassidyRLA$355,668$0
Daniel CoatsRIN$72,700$0
William Thad CochranRMS$355,825$0
Susan M. CollinsRME$325,656$0
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$850,653$0
Bob CorkerRTN$399,615$0
John CornynRTX$626,007$0
Tom CottonRAR$453,574$0
Mike CrapoRID$181,929$0
Ted CruzRTX$955,876$0
Steve DainesRMT$146,595$0
Joe DonnellyDIN$771,633$0
Dick DurbinDIL$1,088,780$0
Mike EnziRWY$81,327$0
Joni ErnstRIA$58,795$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$501,651$0
Deb FischerRNE$166,987$0
Jeff FlakeRAZ$266,552$0
Al FrankenDMN$1,049,170$0
Cory GardnerRCO$308,261$0
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$2,118,664$0
Lindsey GrahamRSC$807,489$0
Chuck GrassleyRIA$383,816$0
Orrin G. HatchRUT$399,328$0
Martin HeinrichDNM$713,480$0
Heidi HeitkampDND$534,354$0
Dean HellerRNV$222,615$0
Mazie K. HironoDHI$600,379$0
John HoevenRND$66,646$0
Jim InhofeROK$127,450$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$430,585$0
Ron JohnsonRWI$372,397$0
Tim KaineDVA$2,335,468$0
Angus S. King, Jr.IME$270,198$0
Mark KirkRIL$365,990$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$610,646$0
James LankfordROK$172,290$0
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$522,574$0
Mike LeeRUT$299,449$0
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$306,950$0
Ed MarkeyDMA$1,371,186$0
John McCainRAZ$457,821$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$1,972,948$0
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$941,339$0
Bob MenéndezDNJ$1,214,892$0
Jeff MerkleyDOR$407,575$0
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$54,350$0
Jerry MoranRKS$177,539$0
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$281,251$0
Chris MurphyDCT$863,620$0
Patty MurrayDWA$754,986$0
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$1,613,469$0
Rand PaulRKY$189,171$0
David PerdueRGA$255,117$0
Gary C. PetersDMI$1,169,039$0
Rob PortmanROH$1,040,793$0
John "Jack" ReedDRI$339,395$0
Harry ReidDNV$213,700$0
Jim RischRID$43,800$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$261,111$0
Mike RoundsRSD$123,506$0
Marco RubioRFL$609,547$0
Bernie SandersIVT$98,152$0
Ben SasseRNE$175,613$0
Brian SchatzDHI$857,226$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$1,668,567$0
Tim ScottRSC$506,483$0
Jeff SessionsRAL$73,103$0
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$620,052$0
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$229,100$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$645,126$0
Dan SullivanRAK$258,956$0
Jon TesterDMT$1,146,339$0
John ThuneRSD$279,694$0
Thom TillisRNC$458,610$0
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$1,064,216$0
Tom UdallDNM$631,174$0
David VitterRLA$143,392$0
Mark R. WarnerDVA$1,236,728$0
Elizabeth WarrenDMA$2,221,968$0
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$572,809$0
Roger F. WickerRMS$167,565$0
Ron WydenDOR$772,671$0

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NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$235,077$0
Kelly AyotteRNH$573,496$0
Tammy BaldwinDWI$691,072$0
John BarrassoRWY$109,416$0
Michael F. BennetDCO$1,708,414$0
Richard BlumenthalDCT$853,746$0
Roy BluntRMO$620,306$0
Cory A. BookerDNJ$2,057,595$0
John BoozmanRAR$106,393$0
Barbara BoxerDCA$36,250$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$1,892,080$0
Richard BurrRNC$538,569$0
Maria CantwellDWA$594,148$0
Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$468,276$0
Ben CardinDMD$430,578$0
Tom CarperDDE$223,942$0
Bob CaseyDPA$1,643,338$0
Bill CassidyRLA$355,668$0
Daniel CoatsRIN$72,700$0
William Thad CochranRMS$355,825$0
Susan M. CollinsRME$325,656$0
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$850,653$0
Bob CorkerRTN$399,615$0
John CornynRTX$626,007$0
Tom CottonRAR$453,574$0
Mike CrapoRID$181,929$0
Ted CruzRTX$955,876$0
Steve DainesRMT$146,595$0
Joe DonnellyDIN$771,633$0
Dick DurbinDIL$1,088,780$0
Mike EnziRWY$81,327$0
Joni ErnstRIA$58,795$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$501,651$0
Deb FischerRNE$166,987$0
Jeff FlakeRAZ$266,552$0
Al FrankenDMN$1,049,170$0
Cory GardnerRCO$308,261$0
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$2,118,664$0
Lindsey GrahamRSC$807,489$0
Chuck GrassleyRIA$383,816$0
Orrin G. HatchRUT$399,328$0
Martin HeinrichDNM$713,480$0
Heidi HeitkampDND$534,354$0
Dean HellerRNV$222,615$0
Mazie K. HironoDHI$600,379$0
John HoevenRND$66,646$0
Jim InhofeROK$127,450$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$430,585$0
Ron JohnsonRWI$372,397$0
Tim KaineDVA$2,335,468$0
Angus S. King, Jr.IME$270,198$0
Mark KirkRIL$365,990$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$610,646$0
James LankfordROK$172,290$0
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$522,574$0
Mike LeeRUT$299,449$0
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$306,950$0
Ed MarkeyDMA$1,371,186$0
John McCainRAZ$457,821$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$1,972,948$0
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$941,339$0
Bob MenéndezDNJ$1,214,892$0
Jeff MerkleyDOR$407,575$0
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$54,350$0
Jerry MoranRKS$177,539$0
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$281,251$0
Chris MurphyDCT$863,620$0
Patty MurrayDWA$754,986$0
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$1,613,469$0
Rand PaulRKY$189,171$0
David PerdueRGA$255,117$0
Gary C. PetersDMI$1,169,039$0
Rob PortmanROH$1,040,793$0
John "Jack" ReedDRI$339,395$0
Harry ReidDNV$213,700$0
Jim RischRID$43,800$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$261,111$0
Mike RoundsRSD$123,506$0
Marco RubioRFL$609,547$0
Bernie SandersIVT$98,152$0
Ben SasseRNE$175,613$0
Brian SchatzDHI$857,226$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$1,668,567$0
Tim ScottRSC$506,483$0
Jeff SessionsRAL$73,103$0
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$620,052$0
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$229,100$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$645,126$0
Dan SullivanRAK$258,956$0
Jon TesterDMT$1,146,339$0
John ThuneRSD$279,694$0
Thom TillisRNC$458,610$0
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$1,064,216$0
Tom UdallDNM$631,174$0
David VitterRLA$143,392$0
Mark R. WarnerDVA$1,236,728$0
Elizabeth WarrenDMA$2,221,968$0
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$572,809$0
Roger F. WickerRMS$167,565$0
Ron WydenDOR$772,671$0

Interest Groups that supported this bill

$ Donated
Attorneys & law firms$57,657,794
Psychiatrists & psychologists$1,437,356
Education$842,191
Welfare & Social Work$587,558
Health & welfare policy$547,752
Churches, clergy & religious organizations$525,766
Human Rights$45,000
Consumer groups$750
Municipal & county government organizations$250

Interest Groups that opposed this bill

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