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.
This is the first step in the legislative process.
Reported by Committee
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Reintroduced Bill — Passed Senate
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 215 (98th).
8 cosponsors (4R, 4D) (show)(joined Jul 31, 1981)(joined Jul 31, 1981)(joined Jul 31, 1981)(joined Jul 31, 1981)(joined Jul 31, 1981)(joined Jul 31, 1981)(joined Jul 31, 1981)(joined Jul 31, 1981)
- Committee Assignments
The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.
There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
- Subject Areas
- Related Bills
Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.S. 215 (98th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.
Last Action: Feb 3, 1984H.R. 5208 (identical)
Referred to Committee
Last Action: Dec 14, 1981
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Civic Impulse. (2016). S. 1554 — 97th Congress: Bail Reform Act of 1981. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/97/s1554
“S. 1554 — 97th Congress: Bail Reform Act of 1981.” www.GovTrack.us. 1981. May 24, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/97/s1554>
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