Summary: H.R.2658 — 93rd Congress (1973-1974)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (01/23/1973)

Authorizes pretrial detention if the judicial officer determines that if released a person, charged with a noncapital offense, will pose a danger to the community or to any person or property in the community.

Authorizes a judicial officer to issue a detention order if a person is charged with the following offenses and poses a danger to the community: (1) committing an offense with dangerous weapons, (2) unlawfully carrying a dangerous weapon during the commission of an offense, (3) an offense involving the taking of property from the person of another or the taking of the property of another by force or threat of force, (4) an offense involving physical injury or threat of physical injury to another, or (5) an offense involving the unlawful use of any depressant or stimulant drug or any narcotic drug. (Amends 18 U.S.C. 3146)