H.R. 1953 (101st): Death Penalty Implementation Act of 1989


Apr 13, 1989
101st Congress, 1989–1990

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on April 13, 1989, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Tommy Robinson

Representative for Arkansas's 2nd congressional district


About the bill

Full Title

To amend title 28, United States Code, to set certain limitations on habeas corpus cases involving the dealth penalty.

Summary (CRS)

4/13/1989--Introduced.Death Penalty Implementation Act of 1989 - Amends the Federal judicial code to establish a 60-day statute of limitations for habeas corpus actions brought by a person who has been ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Apr 13, 1989

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 1953”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


6 cosponsors (6R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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H.R. 4737 (Related)
Habeas Corpus Revision Act of 1990

Referred to Committee
Last Action: May 7, 1990

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