Vote — Oct 9, 2015 1:24 p.m.
Mar 3, 1983
98th Congress, 1983–1984
This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the Senate on February 2, 1984 but was never passed by the House.
Senator from Massachusetts
A bill to reform Federal criminal sentencing procedures.
2/2/1984--Passed Senate amended.(Measure passed Senate, amended, roll call #7 (85-3)) Sentencing Reform Act of 1984 - Sets forth a new sentencing structure applicable to a defendant who is found guilty ... Read more >
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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 668”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
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Enacted — Signed by the President
Oct 12, 1984
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Civic Impulse. (2015). S. 668 — 98th Congress: Sentencing Reform Act of 1984. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/98/s668
“S. 668 — 98th Congress: Sentencing Reform Act of 1984.” www.GovTrack.us. 1983. October 10, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/98/s668>
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