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

A bill to control and reduce violent crime.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Overview

Introduced:

Jun 6, 1991
102nd Congress, 1991–1992

Status:
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.

Sponsor:

Joseph Biden Jr.

Senator from Delaware

Democrat

History

Jun 6, 1991
 
Introduced

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Jun 6, 1991
 
Reported by Committee

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Jun 28, 1991
 
Failed Cloture in the Senate

The Senate must often vote to end debate before voting on a bill, called a cloture vote. The vote on cloture failed. This is often considered a filibuster. The Senate may try again.

Jul 11, 1991
 
Passed Senate

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

S. 1241 (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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