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

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.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Overview

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

History

Sep 29, 1981
 
Introduced

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H.R. 4619 (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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