S. 215 (98th): Bail Reform Act of 1984

Introduced:

Jan 27, 1983
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 Senate on February 3, 1984 but was never passed by the House.

Sponsor:

Strom Thurmond

Senator from South Carolina

Republican

About the bill

Full Title

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.

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History

Jan 27, 1983
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

May 10, 1983
 
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.

Feb 3, 1984
 
Passed Senate

The bill was passed in a vote in the Senate. It goes to the House next.

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