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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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Oct 28, 1983
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May 1, 1984
Reported by Committee
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May 22, 1984
The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.
This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 4249”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
11 cosponsors (8D, 3R)
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Enacted — Signed by the President
Oct 12, 1984
United States Marshals Service and Witness Security Reform Act of 1983
Referred to Committee
Last Action: May 23, 1983
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Civic Impulse. (2016). H.R. 4249 — 98th Congress: United States Marshals Service and Witness Security Reform Act of 1984. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/98/hr4249
“H.R. 4249 — 98th Congress: United States Marshals Service and Witness Security Reform Act of 1984.” www.GovTrack.us. 1983. February 8, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/98/hr4249>
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