S. 1241 (102nd): Biden-Thurmond Violent Crime Control Act of 1991


Jun 6, 1991
102nd Congress, 1991–1992

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the Senate on July 11, 1991 but was never passed by the House.


Joseph Biden Jr.
Senator from Delaware

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to control and reduce violent crime.

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H.R. 3371 (Includes)
Violent Crime Prevention Act of 1991

Conference Report Agreed to by House
Last Action: Nov 27, 1991

H.Res. 251 (Related)
Returning to the Senate the bill S. 1241.

Agreed To (Simple Resolution)
Oct 22, 1991

What is a bill?

The “S.” in “S. 1241” means this is a Senate 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.

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jun 6, 1991
Reported by Committee
Jun 6, 1991
Failed Cloture in the Senate
Jun 28, 1991
Passed Senate
Jul 11, 1991
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Jun 28, 1991 2:46 p.m.
Cloture Motion Rejected 41/58
Jul 10, 1991 2:14 p.m.
Cloture Motion Rejected 56/43
Jul 10, 1991 8:29 p.m.
Cloture Motion Agreed to 71/27
Jul 11, 1991 9:35 p.m.
Bill Passed 71/26

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