S. 668 (98th): Sentencing Reform Act of 1984

Introduced:

Mar 3, 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 2, 1984 but was never passed by the House.

Sponsor:

Edward “Ted” Kennedy

Senator from Massachusetts

Democrat

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to reform Federal criminal sentencing procedures.

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H.J.Res. 648 (Related)
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Enacted — Signed by the President
Oct 12, 1984

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The “S.” in “S. 668” means this is a Senate 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.

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History

Introduced
Mar 3, 1983
Reported by Committee
Jul 26, 1983
Passed Senate
Feb 2, 1984

Details

Cosponsors
31 cosponsors (16R, 15D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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Votes

There have been no votes related to this bill.

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