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H.R. 5865 (98th): Bail Reform Act of 1984

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A bill to amend the Bail Reform Act of 1966 to permit consideration of danger to the community in setting pretrial release conditions, to permit pretrial detention of certain offenders, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Introduced
Jun 14, 1984
98th Congress (1983–1984)
Status
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on September 18, 1984, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.

Sponsor

Harold Sawyer

Representative for Michigan's 5th congressional district

Republican

Source

History

Jun 14, 1984
 
Introduced

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Sep 18, 1984
 
Ordered Reported

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

H.R. 5865 (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.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 5865. This is the one from the 98th Congress.

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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