Second Chance Reauthorization Act

September 30, 2014

Senate committee votes to reauthorize Second Chance Act

The Senate Judiciary Committee recently approved the Second Chance Reauthorization Act, which would extend the Second Chance Act for an additional four years. The act, authored by U.S. Sens. Patrick Leahy (D-VT) and Rob Portman (R-OH), provides resources to state and local governments and community-based organizations in support of reentry […]
July 27, 2011

Senators introduce Second Chance Reauthorization Act

Senator Leahy (D-VT) and Senator Portman (R-OH) have introduced the Second Chance Reauthorization Act, a step forward for continued reentry funding. The Second Chance Act was first enacted in 2007, and provided resources and support to local corrections agencies, nonprofits, education institutions, service providers, and families to help offenders reintegrate […]