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Senator Tom Cotton (R-Arkansas) on Tuesday introduced the No Early Release for Carjackers Act. The bill ensures criminals who commit carjackings aren’t eligible for early release from prison.

“There seems to be widespread agreement in Washington this week that those who commit carjackings shouldn’t be allowed early release from prison. If that’s the case for D.C., it should be the case in places like Little Rock, Philadelphia, and San Francisco. This bill will ensure carjackers across the country aren’t eligible for early release from federal prison,” Senator Cotton said.

On Wednesday, the Senate will vote on a resolution that will reverse changes to the D.C. criminal code that would have, among other things, lessen penalties for those convicted of carjacking. President Biden intends to sign the resolution.

Bill text may be found here.

Author: Press Release


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