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.

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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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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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History

Introduced
Jul 31, 1981
Reported by Committee
Dec 8, 1981

Details

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

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Votes

There have been no votes related to this bill.

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