S. 1437 (95th): Criminal Code Reform Act


May 2, 1977
95th Congress, 1977–1978

Died in a previous Congress

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.


John McClellan

Senator from Arkansas


About the bill

Full Title

A bill to codify, revise, and reform title 18 of the United States Code; and for other purposes.

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Related Bills

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H.R. 6869 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: May 3, 1977

What is a bill?

The “S.” in “S. 1437” means this is a Senate bill in the United States Congress. 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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May 2, 1977
Reported by Committee
Nov 15, 1977
Passed Senate
Jan 30, 1978


1 cosponsors (1R) (show)
Committee Assignments

The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.

Jan 30, 1978 midnight
unknown 72/15

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