S. 3649: First Step Act

CBO Score

$347 million

Date of Report

Thu December 13th, 2018

CBO Report Details

Legislation Details

115th Congress

A bill to provide for programs to help reduce the risk that prisoners will recidivate upon release from prison, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Sen. Charles Grassley — R — IA

First Step Act: This bill amends various provisions of law and sets forth new provisions: to require the Department of Justice to establish and the Bureau of Prisons (BOP) to implement a risk and needs assessment system; to modify the computation of good time credit; to allow federal correctional officers to securely store and carry concealed firearms on BOP premises outside the security perimeter of a prison; to limit the use of restraints on federal prisoners who are pregnant or in postpar...

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