To enforce the Sixth Amendment right to the assistance of effective counsel at all stages of the adversarial process, to confer jurisdiction upon the district courts of the United States to provide declaratory and injunctive relief against systemic violations of such right, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for New York's 18th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Feb 7, 2017
Length: 3 pages
Feb 7, 2017
115th Congress, 2017–2019
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on February 7, 2017, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Apr 29, 2016
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 5124 (114th).
Feb 7, 2017
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H.R. 968 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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