S. 1554 (97th): Bail Reform Act of 1981

Introduced:

Jul 31, 1981
97th Congress, 1981–1982

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on December 8, 1981, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Strom Thurmond

Senator from South Carolina

Republican

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to amend the Bail Reform Act of 1966 to permit 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.

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.

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History

Jul 31, 1981
 
Introduced

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Dec 8, 1981
 
Reported by Committee

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Details

Cosponsors
8 cosponsors (4R, 4D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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Votes

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

Related Bills

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S. 215 (98th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Passed Senate
Last Action: Feb 3, 1984

H.R. 5208 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Dec 14, 1981

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