H.R.5817 - A bill to amend chapter 215 of title 18, United States Code, to provide for dismissal of indictments under certain circumstances, and for other purposes.97th Congress (1981-1982)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Garcia, Robert [D-NY-21] (Introduced 03/11/1982)|
|Committees:||House - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||House - 04/14/1982 Referred to Subcommittee on Criminal Justice. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.5817 — 97th Congress (1981-1982)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (03/11/1982)
Amends the Federal criminal code to require that a district court dismiss an indictment, upon the request of the defendant, if the grand jury record shows a lack of evidence admissible at trial.
Prohibits the presentation to the grand jury of evidence obtained in violation of Federal law. Prohibits the use of hearsay evidence to support an indictment.
Prohibits the use at trial of grand jury evidence which: (1) was presented to the grand jury after indictment; or (2) was presented to another grand jury which investigated the same event and did not indict.