S. 3769 (94th): A bill to amend title 18, United States Code, to grant to courts power to deny pretrial release to persons charged with the commission of certain crimes of violence.


Aug 25, 1976
94th Congress, 1975–1976

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on August 25, 1976, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


John Beall Jr.

Senator from Maryland


About the bill

Summary (CRS)

8/25/1976--Introduced.Denies pretrial release to persons charged with specified violent crimes if the judicial officer has reason to believe such persons may flee or pose a danger to the community or ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Aug 25, 1976

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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 3769”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


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