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Jul 13, 1982
97th Congress, 1981–1982
This bill was introduced on July 13, 1982, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Tennessee's 6th congressional district
7/13/1982--Introduced.Amends the Federal criminal code to abolish the defense of insanity.Provides that insanity at the time of an offense will not negate the mental state or condition required by law ... Read more >
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