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


Apr 10, 1984
98th Congress, 1983–1984

Died in a previous Congress

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


John Conyers Jr.

Representative for Michigan's 1st congressional district


About the bill

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.

Summary (CRS)

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 ... Read more >

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Apr 10, 1984

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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

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