Vote — Oct 8, 2015 2:56 p.m.
Feb 3, 1988
100th Congress, 1987–1988
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
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. Read more >
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