H.R. 3902 (100th): A bill to specify the burden of proof in certain Federal civil suits relating to conditions in State penal facilities.
Feb 3, 1988
100th Congress, 1987–1988
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on February 3, 1988, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Arkansas's 2nd congressional district
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- 2/3/1988--Introduced.States that the burden of proof in Federal civil suits regarding overcrowding in State penal facilities in violation of the eighth amendment shall be by clear and convincing evidence.
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