H.R. 5854 (97th): A bill to amend the Bail Reform Act of 1966 to authorize consideration of danger to the community in setting pretrial release conditions, to eliminate surety bond, to permit pretrial detention of certain offenders, and for other purposes.



Mar 16, 1982
97th Congress, 1981–1982

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on March 16, 1982, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Ike Skelton

Representative for Missouri's 4th congressional district



Mar 16, 1982

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H.R. 5854 (97th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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