Description: H.Amdt. 830 — 101st Congress (1989-1990)All Information (Except Text)

Amendment deleted language relating to habeas corpus reform; and established an optional system under which states would be permitted to limit both the time in which prisoners could file habeaus corpus petitions and the number of successive petitions. It limited the circumstances under which Federal courts would be required to hear second or successive habeas corpus petitions.

Purpose:

An amendment to eliminate the provisions of the bill related to habeas corpus reform. The amendment would establish an optional system under which states would be permitted to limit the time in which prisoners could file habeaus corpus petitions and limit the number of successive petitions.

House Amendment Code:

(A019)

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