H.R. 4619 (97th): Pretrial Detention Act of 1981

Introduced:

Sep 29, 1981
97th Congress, 1981–1982

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on September 29, 1981, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

John Porter

Representative for Illinois's 10th congressional district

Republican

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to amend chapter 207 of title 18 of the United States Code with respect to detention of defendants before trial in criminal cases.

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Related Bills

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H.R. 3491 (98th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jun 30, 1983

H.R. 4264 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jul 24, 1981

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History

Introduced
Sep 29, 1981

Details

Cosponsors
3 cosponsors (2R, 1D) (show)
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