Sponsor and status
97th Congress (1981–1982)
This bill was introduced on December 14, 1981, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
Representative for Alabama's 6th congressional district
Dec 14, 1981
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H.R. 5215 (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.
Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 5215. This is the one from the 97th Congress.
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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A bill to amend section 1979 of the Revised Statutes of the United States to eliminate the monetary awards and orders for the benefit of prisoners in certain cases based on overcrowding of jails, prisons, and other similar correctional facilities, H.R. 5215, 97th Cong. (1981).
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