H.R. 3336 (98th): A bill to amend title 18 of the United States Code to modify the insanity defense in the Federal courts, and for other purposes.


Jun 16, 1983
98th Congress, 1983–1984

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on November 1, 1983, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


John Conyers Jr.
Representative for Michigan's 1st congressional district

About the bill

Summary (CRS)
9/18/1984--Failed of passage in House.(Measure failed of passage in House under suspension of the rules, roll call #394 (225-171)) Amends the Federal criminal code to make it a defense to ...

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Referred to Committee
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Jun 16, 1983
Reported by Committee
Nov 1, 1983


4 cosponsors (4D) (show)
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