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.
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The “S.” in “S. 1554” means this is a Senate bill in the United States Congress. A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
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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)
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Civic Impulse. (2015). 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, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/97/s1554>
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