To implement the Convention on the Prohibition of the Development, Production and Stockpiling of Bacteriological (Biological) and Toxin Weapons and Their Destruction, by prohibiting certain conduct relating to biological weapons, and for other purposes.
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101st Congress (1989–1990)
This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on May 8, 1990 but was never passed by the Senate.
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Representative for Wisconsin's 2nd congressional district
52 Cosponsors (50 Democrats, 2 Republicans)
Enacted — Signed by the President — May 22, 1990
H.R. 237 (101st) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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This bill was introduced in the 101st Congress, which met from Jan 3, 1989 to Oct 28, 1990. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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