H.R. 1593 - Second Chance Act of 2007

Criminal justice. 110th Congress (2007-2008) View bill details
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Summary:
This act would provide reentry funding on the state and local level to support former prisoners' needs for housing, health, substance abuse treatment, education, employment and rebuilding family and community ties. (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill has become law. 
Senate Vote: On Passage

PASSED by voice vote on March 11, 2008.

Second Chance Act of 2007

H.R. 1593 — 110th Congress (2007–2008)

Summary
This act would provide reentry funding on the state and local level to support former prisoners' needs for housing, health, substance abuse treatment, education, employment and rebuilding family and community ties. (by CRS)
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Title
To reauthorize the grant program for reentry of offenders into the community in the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968, to improve reentry planning and implementation, and for other purposes.
Other Titles
  • Second Chance Act of 2007
  • Second Chance Act of 2007: Community Safety Through Recidivism Prevention
  • Second Chance Act of 2007
  • Second Chance Act of 2007: Community Safety Through Recidivism Prevention
  • Second Chance Act of 2007
  • Second Chance Act of 2007: Community Safety Through Recidivism Prevention
  • Second Chance Act of 2007
  • Second Chance Act of 2007: Community Safety Through Recidivism Prevention
  • Second Chance Act of 2007
  • Second Chance Act of 2007: Community Safety Through Recidivism Prevention
Sponsor
Danny K. Davis
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Criminal justice
  • Access to health care
  • Administrative procedure
  • Aged
  • Alcoholism
  • Budgets
  • Business
  • Case management
  • Child welfare
  • Children
  • Community-based corrections
  • Compensatory education
  • Congressional reporting requirements
  • Corrections
  • Courts of special jurisdiction
  • Criminology
  • Data banks
  • Department of Justice
  • Drug abuse
  • Drug abuse treatment
  • Drug therapy
  • Education
  • Elementary and secondary education
  • Employment
  • Ex-offenders
  • Executive departments
  • Families
  • Family services
  • Federal aid to Indians
  • Federal aid to law enforcement
  • Government information
  • Government paperwork
  • Governmental investigations
  • Halfway houses
  • Health policy
  • Heroin
  • Identification devices
  • Income tax
  • Indian law enforcement
  • Indians
  • Job training
  • Juvenile delinquency
  • Law
  • Medical care
  • Medicine
  • Mental health services
  • Mentoring
  • Minorities
  • Nonprofit organizations
  • Parent and child
  • Parents
  • Parole
  • Performance measurement
  • Prison alternatives
  • Prisoners
  • Public contracts
  • Recidivists
  • Rehabilitation of criminals
  • Social services
  • Tax credits
  • Taxation
  • Technical education
  • Technology
  • Vocational education
  • Welfare
  • Welfare eligibility
Related Bills
Major Actions
Introduced3/20/2007
Referred to Committee
Passed House11/14/2007
Passed Senate3/11/2008
Signed by President4/09/2008
Bill History
Chamber/CommitteeMotionDateResult
select this voteHouseOn Passage - House - H.R. 1593 “Second Chance Act of 2007: Community Safety Through Recidivism Prevention” or the “Second Chance Act of 2007”. - Under Suspension of the Rules11/14/2007This bill PASSED the House
347 voted YES 62 voted NO 23 voted present/not voting
currently selectedSenatePassed Senate without amendment by Unanimous Consent.3/11/2008PASSED by voice vote
ActionDateDescription
Introduced3/20/2007
3/20/2007Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
3/20/2007Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security.
3/20/2007Subcommittee Hearings Held.
3/27/2007Subcommittee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
3/27/2007Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee by Voice Vote .
3/28/2007Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
Put on a legislative calendar3/28/2007Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
5/09/2007Reported by the Committee on Judiciary. H. Rept. 110-140.
Put on a legislative calendar5/09/2007Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 82.
5/23/2007Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR H5691)
11/13/2007Mr. Conyers moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended.
11/13/2007Considered under suspension of the rules.
11/13/2007DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 1593.
11/13/2007At the conclusion of debate, the Yeas and Nays were demanded and ordered. Pursuant to the provisions of clause 8, rule XX, the Chair announced that further proceedings on the motion would be postponed.
11/13/2007Considered as unfinished business.
select this voteHouse Vote on Passage11/14/2007On Passage - House - H.R. 1593 “Second Chance Act of 2007: Community Safety Through Recidivism Prevention” or the “Second Chance Act of 2007”. - Under Suspension of the Rules
11/14/2007Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
3/11/2008Senate Committee on the Judiciary discharged by Unanimous Consent.
currently selectedSenate Vote on Passage3/11/2008Passed Senate without amendment by Unanimous Consent.
Presented to President3/11/2008Cleared for White House.
3/12/2008Pursuant to the provisions of H. Con. Res. 270, enrollment corrections on H.R. 1593 have been made.
3/12/2008Message on Senate action sent to the House.
Presented to President4/07/2008Presented to President.
Enacted4/09/2008Became Public Law No: 110-199.
Signed4/09/2008Signed by President.
NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus

Total contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

$515,981
$392,669
$3,980,362
$1,318,450
$6,207,462
$0
4 Organizations Supported and 0 Opposed; See Which Ones

Organizations that took a position on
Second Chance Act of 2007: Passed Senate without amendment by Unanimous Consent.

4 organizations supported this bill

Alpha Usa
(n.d.). Committee Testimony March 20, 2007. Retrieved n.d., from .
Doe Fund
(n.d.). Judiciary Committee Hearing Testimony . Retrieved n.d., from .
Goodwill Industries Of Houston
(n.d.). Judiciary Committee Hearing Testimony . Retrieved n.d., from .
Maryland Department Of Correction And Rehabilitation
(n.d.). Judiciary Committee Hearing Testimony . Retrieved n.d., from .

0 organizations opposed this bill

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Includes reported contributions to congressional campaigns of Senators in office on day of vote, from interest groups invested in the vote according to MapLight, January 1, 2003 – December 31, 2008.
Contributions data source: OpenSecrets.org

Contributions by Legislator

Namesort iconPartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Vote
Daniel K. AkakaDHI$25,000$0Yes
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$93,250$0Yes
Alan Wayne AllardRCO$0$0Yes
John BarrassoRWY$5,000$0Yes
Max BaucusDMT$58,249$0Yes
Birch "Evan" BayhDIN$69,882$0Yes
Bob BennettRUT$9,500$0Yes
Joe BidenDDE$41,150$0Yes
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$40,741$0Yes
Christopher "Kit" BondRMO$34,649$0Yes
Barbara BoxerDCA$114,693$0Yes
Sherrod BrownDOH$121,462$0Yes
Sam BrownbackRKS$9,100$0Yes
Jim BunningRKY$14,050$0Yes
Richard BurrRNC$67,650$0Yes
Robert ByrdDWV$33,800$0Yes
Maria CantwellDWA$137,460$0Yes
Ben CardinDMD$90,900$0Yes
Tom CarperDDE$21,365$0Yes
Bob CaseyDPA$159,545$0Yes
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$53,000$0Yes
Hillary ClintonDNY$503,662$0Yes
Tom CoburnROK$20,775$0Yes
William Thad CochranRMS$8,400$0Yes
Norm ColemanRMN$100,657$0Yes
Susan M. CollinsRME$41,531$0Yes
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$32,100$0Yes
Bob CorkerRTN$115,557$0Yes
John CornynRTX$107,825$0Yes
Larry CraigRID$1,750$0Yes
Mike CrapoRID$1,900$0Yes
Jim DeMintRSC$33,295$0Yes
Chris DoddDCT$54,775$0Yes
Mary Elizabeth DoleRNC$102,776$0Yes
Pete DomeniciRNM$10,124$0Yes
Byron DorganDND$24,000$0Yes
Dick DurbinDIL$111,096$0Yes
John EnsignRNV$18,700$0Yes
Mike EnziRWY$4,000$0Yes
Russ FeingoldDWI$101,249$0Yes
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$84,394$0Yes
Lindsey GrahamRSC$25,467$0Yes
Chuck GrassleyRIA$34,425$0Yes
Judd GreggRNH$17,450$0Yes
Chuck HagelRNE$6,750$0Yes
Tom HarkinDIA$94,100$0Yes
Orrin G. HatchRUT$33,100$0Yes
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$69,700$0Yes
Jim InhofeROK$25,181$0Yes
Dan InouyeDHI$14,500$0Yes
Johnny IsaksonRGA$66,300$0Yes
Tim JohnsonDSD$23,900$0Yes
Ted KennedyDMA$66,200$0Yes
John F. KerryDMA$31,300$0Yes
Amy KlobucharDMN$78,715$0Yes
Herb KohlDWI$0$0Yes
Jon KylRAZ$72,586$0Yes
Mary L. LandrieuDLA$74,401$0Yes
Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$62,937$0Yes
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$9,350$0Yes
Carl LevinDMI$83,250$0Yes
Joe LiebermanICT$118,794$0Yes
Blanche LincolnDAR$44,700$0Yes
Dick LugarRIN$32,842$0Yes
Mel MartinezRFL$132,340$0Yes
John McCainRAZ$26,825$0Yes
Claire McCaskillDMO$89,547$0Yes
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$121,563$0Yes
Bob MenéndezDNJ$161,500$0Yes
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$38,310$0Yes
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$64,151$0Yes
Patty MurrayDWA$105,700$0Yes
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$24,650$0Yes
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$87,300$0Yes
Barack ObamaDIL$203,669$0Yes
Mark L. PryorDAR$35,238$0Yes
John "Jack" ReedDRI$22,100$0Yes
Harry ReidDNV$49,000$0Yes
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$24,400$0Yes
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$43,300$0Yes
Ken SalazarDCO$169,810$0Yes
Bernie SandersIVT$43,050$0Yes
Chuck SchumerDNY$36,650$0Yes
Jeff SessionsRAL$47,410$0Yes
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$30,100$0Yes
Gordon SmithROR$51,725$0Yes
Olympia SnoweRME$10,100$0Yes
Arlen SpecterDPA$128,713$0Yes
Debbie StabenowDMI$136,316$0Yes
Ted StevensRAK$23,199$0Yes
John SununuRNH$45,050$0Yes
Jon TesterDMT$57,452$0Yes
John ThuneRSD$95,743$0Yes
David VitterRLA$59,025$0Yes
George VoinovichROH$62,100$0Yes
John WarnerRVA$250$0Yes
Jim WebbDVA$96,649$0Yes
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$53,550$0Yes
Roger F. WickerRMS$55,317$0Yes
Ron WydenDOR$10,700$0Yes

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NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Vote
Daniel K. AkakaDHI$25,000$0Yes
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$93,250$0Yes
Alan Wayne AllardRCO$0$0Yes
John BarrassoRWY$5,000$0Yes
Max BaucusDMT$58,249$0Yes
Birch "Evan" BayhDIN$69,882$0Yes
Bob BennettRUT$9,500$0Yes
Joe BidenDDE$41,150$0Yes
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$40,741$0Yes
Christopher "Kit" BondRMO$34,649$0Yes
Barbara BoxerDCA$114,693$0Yes
Sherrod BrownDOH$121,462$0Yes
Sam BrownbackRKS$9,100$0Yes
Jim BunningRKY$14,050$0Yes
Richard BurrRNC$67,650$0Yes
Robert ByrdDWV$33,800$0Yes
Maria CantwellDWA$137,460$0Yes
Ben CardinDMD$90,900$0Yes
Tom CarperDDE$21,365$0Yes
Bob CaseyDPA$159,545$0Yes
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$53,000$0Yes
Hillary ClintonDNY$503,662$0Yes
Tom CoburnROK$20,775$0Yes
William Thad CochranRMS$8,400$0Yes
Norm ColemanRMN$100,657$0Yes
Susan M. CollinsRME$41,531$0Yes
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$32,100$0Yes
Bob CorkerRTN$115,557$0Yes
John CornynRTX$107,825$0Yes
Larry CraigRID$1,750$0Yes
Mike CrapoRID$1,900$0Yes
Jim DeMintRSC$33,295$0Yes
Chris DoddDCT$54,775$0Yes
Mary Elizabeth DoleRNC$102,776$0Yes
Pete DomeniciRNM$10,124$0Yes
Byron DorganDND$24,000$0Yes
Dick DurbinDIL$111,096$0Yes
John EnsignRNV$18,700$0Yes
Mike EnziRWY$4,000$0Yes
Russ FeingoldDWI$101,249$0Yes
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$84,394$0Yes
Lindsey GrahamRSC$25,467$0Yes
Chuck GrassleyRIA$34,425$0Yes
Judd GreggRNH$17,450$0Yes
Chuck HagelRNE$6,750$0Yes
Tom HarkinDIA$94,100$0Yes
Orrin G. HatchRUT$33,100$0Yes
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$69,700$0Yes
Jim InhofeROK$25,181$0Yes
Dan InouyeDHI$14,500$0Yes
Johnny IsaksonRGA$66,300$0Yes
Tim JohnsonDSD$23,900$0Yes
Ted KennedyDMA$66,200$0Yes
John F. KerryDMA$31,300$0Yes
Amy KlobucharDMN$78,715$0Yes
Herb KohlDWI$0$0Yes
Jon KylRAZ$72,586$0Yes
Mary L. LandrieuDLA$74,401$0Yes
Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$62,937$0Yes
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$9,350$0Yes
Carl LevinDMI$83,250$0Yes
Joe LiebermanICT$118,794$0Yes
Blanche LincolnDAR$44,700$0Yes
Dick LugarRIN$32,842$0Yes
Mel MartinezRFL$132,340$0Yes
John McCainRAZ$26,825$0Yes
Claire McCaskillDMO$89,547$0Yes
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$121,563$0Yes
Bob MenéndezDNJ$161,500$0Yes
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$38,310$0Yes
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$64,151$0Yes
Patty MurrayDWA$105,700$0Yes
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$24,650$0Yes
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$87,300$0Yes
Barack ObamaDIL$203,669$0Yes
Mark L. PryorDAR$35,238$0Yes
John "Jack" ReedDRI$22,100$0Yes
Harry ReidDNV$49,000$0Yes
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$24,400$0Yes
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$43,300$0Yes
Ken SalazarDCO$169,810$0Yes
Bernie SandersIVT$43,050$0Yes
Chuck SchumerDNY$36,650$0Yes
Jeff SessionsRAL$47,410$0Yes
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$30,100$0Yes
Gordon SmithROR$51,725$0Yes
Olympia SnoweRME$10,100$0Yes
Arlen SpecterDPA$128,713$0Yes
Debbie StabenowDMI$136,316$0Yes
Ted StevensRAK$23,199$0Yes
John SununuRNH$45,050$0Yes
Jon TesterDMT$57,452$0Yes
John ThuneRSD$95,743$0Yes
David VitterRLA$59,025$0Yes
George VoinovichROH$62,100$0Yes
John WarnerRVA$250$0Yes
Jim WebbDVA$96,649$0Yes
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$53,550$0Yes
Roger F. WickerRMS$55,317$0Yes
Ron WydenDOR$10,700$0Yes

Interest Groups that supported this bill

$ Donated
Civil servant/public employee$3,980,362
Non-profit foundations$1,318,450
Health & welfare policy$515,981
Churches, clergy & religious organizations$392,669

Interest Groups that opposed this bill

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