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Important Bills Being Heard at the General Assembly Requiring Your Support

Jan 26, 2015 | by admin

Dear members, families, friends and allies, Listed are more proposed legislation being heard at the General Assembly requiring public support. Some bills may not go as far as we would like, however, they are a start, “fair and commonsense”… Continue support all efforts to end mass incarceration. Peace Lillie (Ms.K) Branch-Kennedy

BILLS SUPPORTED BY RIHD & COMMUNITY RESTORATION CAMPAIGN – Home of the Mobile Justice Tour
 
HB723   Sentence credits; drug-related felonies
MONDAY, JANUARY 27, Join Us in the House Criminal Law Subcommittee, Room C between 2pm in the General Assembly Building (on 9th and Broad).
http://lis.virginia.gov/cgi-bin/legp604.exe?141+sum+HB723
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HB414  Support fair phone rates for prisoners and their families in Virgina.
http://lis.virginia.gov/cgi-bin/legp604.exe?141+sum+HB414

HB1068  Opt Out of the Lifetime TANF Ban for Families –
http://lis.virginia.gov/cgi-bin/legp604.exe?141+sum+HB1068
SB613 Juvenile delinquency prevention and youth development programs savings grants.
http://leg1.state.va.us/cgi-bin/legp504.exe?141+sum+SB613  
Lillie Branch-Kennedy (Ms. K)
Executive Director
Resource Information Help for the Disadvantaged (RIHD)
PO Box 55 – Highland Springs – Virginia 23075
Website:  http://www.rihd.org/ 
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