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H.R. 2357 (102nd): To amend title 28, United States Code, relating to jurisdictional immunities of foreign states, to grant the jurisdiction of the courts of the United States in certain cases involving tortious conduct occurring in a foreign state.

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Sponsor and status

Introduced
May 15, 1991
102nd Congress (1991–1992)
Status
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on August 6, 1992, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.

Although this bill was not enacted, its provisions could have become law by being included in another bill. It is common for legislative text to be introduced concurrently in multiple bills (called companion bills), re-introduced in subsequent sessions of Congress in new bills, or added to larger bills (sometimes called omnibus bills).

Sponsor

Lawrence Smith

Representative for Florida's 16th congressional district

Democrat

Cosponsors

16 Cosponsors (15 Democrats, 1 Republican)

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History

May 15, 1991
 
Introduced

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Aug 6, 1992
 
Ordered Reported

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H.R. 2357 (102nd) was a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 2357. This is the one from the 102nd Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 102nd Congress, which met from Jan 3, 1991 to Oct 9, 1992. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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