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S. 923 (97th): Pretrial Services Act of 1982


A bill to amend chapter 207 of title 18, United States Code, relating to pretrial services.

Sponsor and status

Introduced
Apr 8, 1981
97th Congress (1981–1982)
Status

Enacted — Signed by the President on Sep 27, 1982

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on September 27, 1982.

Law
Pub.L. 97-267
Sponsor

Joseph Biden Jr.

Senator for Delaware

Democrat

Text

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Last Updated: Sep 27, 1982

Cosponsors

1 Cosponsor (1 Republican)

Source

History

Apr 8, 1981
 
Introduced

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May 15, 1981
 
Ordered Reported

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Jun 18, 1981
 
Passed Senate (House next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the Senate. It goes to the House next. The vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.

May 11, 1982
 
Passed House with Changes (back to Senate)

The House passed the bill with changes not in the Senate version and sent it back to the Senate to approve the changes. The vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Aug 20, 1982
 
Conference Report Agreed to by Senate (House next)

A conference committee was formed, comprising members of both the House and Senate, to resolve the differences in how each chamber passed the bill. The Senate approved the committee's report proposing the final form of the bill for consideration in both chambers. The House must also approve the conference report. The vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Sep 27, 1982
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

Sep 27, 1982
 
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Passed Congress.

S. 923 (97th) was a 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.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number S. 923. This is the one from the 97th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 97th Congress, which met from Jan 5, 1981 to Dec 23, 1982. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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