Continuation of hearings on crime in D.C. Discusses rise in use of drugs among youths in the D.C., Md. and Va. area, the trafficking of drugs between D.C. and Baltimore, and law enforcement activities to prevent sale of drugs and to rehabilitate drug users.
Author: United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on the District of Columbia. Subcommittee on the Judiciary
Category: Criminal law
Considers. S. 484, to authorize pre-trial detention of individuals charged with a felony who have been convicted of a felony previously. S. 1510, to strengthen criminal provisions against obstruction of justice and bribery of law enforcement authorities. S. 1513, to establish a Commission on Revision of the Criminal Laws of D.C. S. 1517, to provide for protective custody of material witnesses. S. 1518, to prescribe procedures for taking of voluntary confessions where Miranda rights have been waived. S. 1519, to make burglary, when committed with possession of a firearm, a crime of violence. S. 1523, to define grounds for successful insanity defense. S. 1524, to provide for arrest without warrant with probable cause. S. 1525, to prohibit the sale of pornography to minors under the age of eighteen. H.R. 10783, to revise generally the D.C. criminal code. Miscellaneous related bills.