Senators Announce New Provisions & Cosponsors to Bipartisan Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act

Date: Thursday, April 28, 2016
Time: 01:45 PM
Location: Senate Radio-TV Gallery S-325

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A bipartisan group of Senators announce new provisions and new cosponsors to the comprehensive Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act. The bill is a product of more than a year of negotiations and passed the Senate Judiciary Committee on October 22, by a strong bipartisan vote of 15-5.  

Participating in the news conference:

Senator Chuck Grassley

Senator Dick Durbin

Senator John Cornyn

Senator Patrick Leahy

Senator Mike Lee

Senator Sheldon Whitehouse

Senator Lindsey Graham

Senator Cory Booker

Senator Tim Scott

Senator Chuck Schumer                   

Other Senate cosponsors