H.R. 4307 (98th): Criminal Justice Act Revision of 1984


Nov 3, 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 21, 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 section 3006A of title 18, United States Code, to improve the delivery of legal services in the criminal justice system to those persons financially unable to obtain adequate representation, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

5/21/1984--Passed House amended.(Measure passed House, amended) Criminal Justice Act Revision of 1984 - Amends the Federal criminal code to revise provisions concerning the appointment of counsel in Federal criminal proceedings.Makes ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Nov 3, 1983

This is the first step in the legislative process.

May 1, 1984
Reported by Committee

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May 21, 1984
Passed House

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next. The vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 4307”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


16 cosponsors (11D, 5R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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H.R. 5190 (97th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Dec 11, 1981

H.R. 3004 (99th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Enacted — Signed by the President
Nov 14, 1986

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