H.R. 5670 (101st): Antiterrorism Act of 1990

Introduced:

Sep 19, 1990
101st Congress, 1989–1990

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on September 19, 1990, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Edward Feighan

Representative for Ohio's 19th congressional district

Democrat

About the bill

Full Title

To provide a new civil cause of action in Federal law for international terrorism that provides extraterritorial jurisdiction over terrorist acts abroad against United States nationals.

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.

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History

Sep 19, 1990
 
Introduced

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 5670”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

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Cosponsors
18 cosponsors (10R, 8D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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Votes

There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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H.R. 2222 (102nd) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Reported by Committee
Last Action: Sep 30, 1992

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