Vote — Oct 5, 2015 5:32 p.m.
Nomination Confirmed 69/21
May 2, 1977
95th Congress, 1977–1978
This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the Senate on January 30, 1978 but was never passed by the House.
Senator from Arkansas
A bill to codify, revise, and reform title 18 of the United States Code; and for other purposes.
1/30/1978--Passed Senate amended.(Measure passed Senate, amended, roll call #21 (72-15)) Criminal Code Reform Act - =TitleI - Codification, Revision, and Reform of Title 18=Forbids judges from giving an opinion on ... Read more >
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Civic Impulse. (2015). S. 1437 — 95th Congress: Criminal Code Reform Act. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/95/s1437
“S. 1437 — 95th Congress: Criminal Code Reform Act.” www.GovTrack.us. 1977. October 5, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/95/s1437>
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