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House Appropriations Subcommittee Includes $114 million for Second Chance Act Programs for FY2010 June 5, 2009

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On Thursday, June 4, 2009, the House Commerce, Justice, Science and Related Agencies Appropriations Subcommittee approved a draft appropriations bill for fiscal year 2010 that includes $114 million for Second Chance Act programs. The bill, which contains $64.4 billion in total budget authority, provides $3.4 billion for state and local law enforcement programs, including:

Subcommittee approval is only the first step in the appropriations process. The appropriations bills must be passed by both the House and Senate Appropriations Committees, as well as the full House and Senate. The full House Appropriations Committee is expected to mark up the measure next week, and the House is expected to take it up during the week of June 15.



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