A bill to amend section 3006A of title 18, United States Code, to improve the delivery of legal services in the criminal justice system to those persons financially unable to obtain adequate representation, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Aug 1, 1985
99th Congress, 1985–1986
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on September 19, 1986, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Senator for South Carolina
What stakeholders are saying
Aug 1, 1985
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Sep 19, 1986
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.
S. 1581 (99th) 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.
This bill was introduced in the 99th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 1985 to Oct 18, 1986. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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