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

Apr 10, 1984 (98th Congress, 1983–1984)
Died (Referred to Committee)
John Conyers Jr.
Representative for Michigan's 1st congressional district
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A bill to amend title 18 of the United States Code with regard to ...

Passed House
Last Action: Jul 30, 1984


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

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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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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