A bill to revise title 18 of the United States Code, and for other purposes.
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Sponsor and status
95th Congress (1977–1978)
This bill was introduced on August 17, 1978, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
Representative for South Carolina's 4th congressional district
4 Cosponsors (2 Democrats, 2 Republicans)
Aug 17, 1978
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H.R. 13959 (95th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 13959. This is the one from the 95th Congress.
This bill was introduced in the 95th Congress, which met from Jan 4, 1977 to Oct 15, 1978. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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Criminal Justice Improvements Act, H.R. 13959, 95th Cong. (1978).
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