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H.R. 3371 (102nd): Violent Crime Prevention Act of 1991

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To control and prevent crime.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Introduced
Sep 23, 1991
102nd Congress, 1991–1992
Status
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and though it was passed by both chamber on November 27, 1991s, it was passed in non-identical form and only one chamber approved a conference report to resolve the differences.

Sponsor

Jack Brooks

Representative for Texas's 9th congressional district

Democrat

Source

History

Sep 23, 1991
 
Introduced

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

Sep 26, 1991
 
Ordered Reported

A committee has voted to issue a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

Oct 22, 1991
 
Passed House (Senate next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

Nov 21, 1991
 
Passed Senate with Changes (back to House)

The Senate passed the bill with changes not in the House version and sent it back to the House to approve the changes. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

Nov 27, 1991
 
Conference Report Agreed to by House (Senate next)

A conference committee was formed, comprising members of both the House and Senate, to resolve the differences in how each chamber passed the bill. The House approved the committee's report proposing the final form of the bill for consideration in both chambers. The Senate must also approve the conference report.

H.R. 3371 (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.

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

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