NACDL News: Congressional Task Force on Overcriminalization Holds Hearings on Regulatory Offenses

The Congressional Task Force on Overcriminalization, which was created on May 7, 2013, by a unanimous vote of the House Committee on the Judiciary, held its third hearing on Oct. 30, 2013. The task force — composed of five Democrats and five Republicans — has been charged to “conduct hearings and investigations and issue a report on overcriminalization in the federal code, as well as possible solutions.”