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


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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 ... Read more >

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Jun 16, 1983

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Nov 1, 1983
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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 3336”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


4 cosponsors (4D) (show)
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