H.R. 5526 (98th): A bill to amend title 18 of the United States Code with respect to escape from custody resulting from civil commitment.

Introduced:
Apr 26, 1984 (98th Congress, 1983–1984)
Status:
Died (Passed House)
Sponsor
John Conyers Jr.
Representative for Michigan's 1st congressional district
Party
Democrat
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Signed by the President
Oct 12, 1984

 
Status

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on July 30, 1984 but was never passed by the Senate.

Progress
Introduced Apr 26, 1984
Referred to Committee Apr 26, 1984
Reported by Committee Jun 26, 1984
Passed House Jul 30, 1984
 
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Cosponsors
7 cosponsors (4D, 3R) (show)
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7/30/1984--Passed House amended.
(Measure passed House, amended) Amends the Federal criminal code to provide criminal penalties for any person who attempts to escape, escapes, or assists in the escape of a person in custody as a result of civil commitment. Sets a fine of up to $1,000, or imprisonment for up to one year, or both.

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