To amend title 18, United States Code, to create a commission to provide adequate representation to defendants in Federal criminal cases, and for other purposes.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Florida's 21st congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Jun 10, 2016
Length: 14 pages
114th Congress, 2015–2017
This bill was introduced on June 10, 2016, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Jun 10, 2016
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H.R. 5449 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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This bill was introduced in the 114th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2015 to Jan 3, 2017. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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