H.R. 5406 (98th): Foreign Evidence Rules Amendment Act of 1984

Introduced:
Apr 10, 1984 (98th Congress, 1983–1984)
Status:
Died (Referred to Committee)
Sponsor
John Conyers Jr.
Representative for Michigan's 1st congressional district
Party
Democrat
Related Bills
H.R. 5919 (Related)
A bill to amend title 18 of the United States Code with regard to ...

Passed House
Last Action: Jul 30, 1984

 
Status

This bill was introduced on April 10, 1984, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Progress
Introduced Apr 10, 1984
 
Full Title

A bill to amend title 18 of the United States Code with regard to the admissibility of business records kept in foreign nations as evidence in the Courts of the United States.

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4/10/1984--Introduced.
Foreign Evidence Rules Amendment Act of 1984 - Amends the Federal criminal code to admit into evidence in any criminal proceeding foreign business records kept in the course of regularly conducted business activity. Provides for certification in order to insure the documents' authenticity and accuracy.

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