A bill to amend the Bail Reform Act of 1966 to permit consideration of danger to the community in setting pretrial release conditions, to expand the list of statutory release conditions, to establish a more appropriate basis for deciding on post-conviction release, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Jan 27, 1983
98th Congress, 1983–1984
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the Senate on February 3, 1984 but was never passed by the House.
Senator from South Carolina
Earlier Version — Ordered Reported
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 1554 (97th).
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Passed Senate (House next)
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S. 215 (98th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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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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