H.Res.196 - Supporting the Sixth Amendment to the United States Constitution, the right to counsel.113th Congress (2013-2014)
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|Sponsor:||Rep. Deutch, Theodore E. [D-FL-21] (Introduced 05/03/2013)|
|Committees:||House - Judiciary|
|Committee Reports:||H. Rept. 113-260|
|Latest Action:||11/13/2013 On motion to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution, as amended Agreed to by voice vote. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.Res.196 — 113th Congress (2013-2014)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Passed House amended (11/13/2013)
Expresses support for: (1) the Sixth Amendment to the Constitution, the right to counsel; and (2) strategies to improve the criminal justice system to ensure that indigent defendants in all felony cases are adequately represented by counsel.
Urges states to work to ensure that indigent defendants in all felony cases are adequately represented by counsel.