Senators to reintroduce bipartisan criminal justice bill
The Hill
September 19, 2017

“Senators are planning to take a second stab at passing a bipartisan criminal justice reform bill after it stalled amid GOP infighting.

“Sens. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) and Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) said Tuesday that they will reintroduce the Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act, though they didn’t specify a timeline for when they could roll out the legislation.

“The bill, originally introduced in 2015, would reduce mandatory minimum sentences for certain drug offenses and armed career criminals while increasing mandatory minimums for other offenses such as domestic violence.”

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