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Oct 28, 1983
98th Congress, 1983–1984
This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on May 22, 1984 but was never passed by the Senate.
Representative for Wisconsin's 2nd congressional district
A bill to amend title 18, United States Code, to provide for the protection of Government witnesses in criminal proceedings, to establish a United States Marshals Service, and for other purposes.
5/22/1984--Passed House amended.(Measure passed House, amended, roll call #159 (376-41)) United States Marshals Service and Witness Security Reform Act of 1984 - TitleI - Protection of Government WitnessesAmends the Federal ... Read more >
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Enacted — Signed by the President
Oct 12, 1984
Referred to Committee
Last Action: May 23, 1983
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