S. 1739 (109th): A bill to amend the material witness statute to strengthen procedural safeguards, and for other purposes.

Introduced:

Sep 21, 2005
109th Congress, 2005–2006

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on September 21, 2005, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Patrick Leahy

Senator from Vermont

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Sep 21, 2005
Length: 10 pages

About the bill

Summary (CRS)
9/21/2005--Introduced.Rewrites provisions of the federal criminal code regarding material witnesses.Authorizes a judicial officer (officer) to:(1) order the arrest of a person as a material witness if it appears from an ... Read more >
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History

Introduced
Sep 21, 2005

Details

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