H.R. 4249 (98th): United States Marshals Service and Witness Security Reform Act of 1984


Oct 28, 1983
98th Congress, 1983–1984

Died in a previous Congress

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.


Robert Kastenmeier

Representative for Wisconsin's 2nd congressional district


About the bill

Full Title

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.

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Referred to Committee
Last Action: May 23, 1983

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The “H.R.” in “H.R. 4249” means this is a House of Representatives 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.

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Oct 28, 1983
Reported by Committee
May 1, 1984
Passed House
May 22, 1984


11 cosponsors (8D, 3R) (show)
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