H.R. 6059 (97th): Violent Crime Control Act of 1982


Apr 1, 1982
97th Congress, 1981–1982

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on April 1, 1982, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


James Santini

Representative for Nevada At Large


About the bill

Full Title

A bill to implement certain recommendations of the Attorney General's task force on violent crime, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

4/1/1982--Introduced.Violent Crime Control Act of 1982 - TitleI - Bail ReformBail Reform Act of 1982 - Repeals the Bail Reform Act of 1966 and sets forth new bail procedures.Authorizes a ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Apr 1, 1982

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 6059”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

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