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H.R. 3580 (97th): Private Service of Civil Process by United States Marshals Act of 1981

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A bill to amend title 28, United States Code, to reduce the service of process by United States marshals in private civil actions.

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May 13, 1981
97th Congress, 1981–1982
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on May 13, 1981, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Thomas Railsback

Representative for Illinois's 19th congressional district




May 13, 1981

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H.R. 3580 (97th) was a 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.

This bill was introduced in the 97th Congress, which met from Jan 5, 1981 to Dec 23, 1982. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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