To strengthen the Federal response to police misconduct.
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Sponsor and status
102nd Congress (1991–1992)
This bill was introduced on July 23, 1991, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
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Representative for California's 10th congressional district
10 Cosponsors (10 Democrats)
Jul 23, 1991
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H.R. 2972 (102nd) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 2972. 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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