H.R. 2955: Right to Counsel and Taxpayer Protection Act

To amend the Violent Crime Control and Law Enforcement Act of 1994 to expand the cause of action relating to the pattern or practice of conduct by a governmental authority that deprives a person of rights protected by the Constitution to such conduct relating to adults as well as juveniles.

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Jul 7, 2015


Referred to Committee on Jul 7, 2015

This bill was assigned to a congressional committee on July 7, 2015, which will consider it before possibly sending it on to the House or Senate as a whole.


Theodore Deutch

Representative for Florida's 21st congressional district



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Last Updated: Jul 7, 2015
Length: 2 pages


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Jul 7, 2015

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