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Jul 31, 1981
97th Congress, 1981–1982
This bill was introduced on December 8, 1981, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Senator from South Carolina
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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Reintroduced Bill — Passed Senate
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 215 (98th).
This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 1554”). 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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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
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Last Action: Feb 3, 1984
Referred to Committee
Last Action: Dec 14, 1981
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“S. 1554 — 97th Congress: Bail Reform Act of 1981.” www.GovTrack.us. 1981. February 9, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/97/s1554>
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