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 in a previous Congress

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.

Sponsor:

John Conyers Jr.
Representative for Michigan's 1st congressional district
Democrat

About the bill

Summary (CRS)
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 ...

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Enacted — Signed by the President
Oct 12, 1984

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History

Introduced
Apr 26, 1984
Reported by Committee
Jun 26, 1984
Passed House
Jul 30, 1984
Vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.

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7 cosponsors (4D, 3R) (show)
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