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.



Apr 26, 1984
98th Congress, 1983–1984

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.


John Conyers Jr.

Representative for Michigan's 1st congressional district



Apr 26, 1984

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Jun 26, 1984
Reported by Committee

A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

Jul 30, 1984
Passed House

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next. The vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.

H.R. 5526 (98th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

This bill was introduced in the 98th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 1983 to Oct 12, 1984. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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