H.R. 3005 (98th): Bail Reform Amendments Act of 1983

A bill to amend chapter 207 of title 18 of the United States Code to provide that the safety of other persons and the community can be considered in the setting of conditions of release before trial in Federal criminal cases, to provide for detention before trial in certain cases, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.



May 12, 1983
98th Congress, 1983–1984

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on May 12, 1983, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Robert Kastenmeier

Representative for Wisconsin's 2nd congressional district



May 12, 1983

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H.R. 3005 (98th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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This bill was introduced in the 98th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 1983 to Oct 12, 1984. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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