H.R.4145 - State Justice Institute Act of 198398th Congress (1983-1984)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Kastenmeier, Robert W. [D-WI-2] (Introduced 10/18/1983)|
|Committees:||House - Judiciary|
|Committee Reports:||H.Rept 98-685|
|Latest Action:||House - 05/22/1984 Failed to Receive 2/3's Vote to Suspend and Pass by Yea-Nay Vote: 243 - 176 (Record Vote No: 158). (All Actions)|
|Roll Call Votes:||There has been 1 roll call vote|
This bill has the status Failed House
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Summary: H.R.4145 — 98th Congress (1983-1984)All Information (Except Text)
(Measure failed of passage in House under suspension of the rules, roll call #158 (243-176))
Failed of passage in House (05/22/1984)
State Justice Institute Act of 1984 - Establishes the State Justice Institute as a tax-exempt private nonprofit corporation to further the development of improved judicial administration in State courts in the United States. Permits the Institute to be incorporated in any State or the District of Columbia.
Directs the Institute to: (1) direct a national assistance program to assure persons ready access to a fair and effective system of justice; (2) foster coordination and cooperation with the Federal judiciary; (3) promote recognition of the importance of the separation of powers doctrine to an independent judiciary; and (4) encourage education for State court judges and support personnel.
Authorizes the Institute to award grants and enter into cooperative agreements or contracts to: (1) conduct research, demonstrations, or special projects relating to the purposes of this Act; (2) serve as a clearinghouse of information regarding State judicial systems; (3) participate in joint projects with other agencies, including the Federal Judicial Center; (4) evaluate the impact of programs carried out under this Act upon the quality of criminal, civil, and juvenile justice; (5) encourage judicial education; (6) serve in a consulting capacity to State and local justice systems; and (7) be responsible for the certification of national programs to improve State judicial systems.
Prescribes uses and limitations on uses of grant and contract funds. Specifies restrictions on activities of the Institute.
Authorizes appropriations for FY 1985 through 1987.