A bill to amend title 28 of the United States Code to prohibit racially discriminatory capital sentencing.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
102nd Congress (1991–1992)
This bill was introduced on June 6, 1991, 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).
Senator for Massachusetts
20 Cosponsors (16 Democrats, 4 Republicans)
Sep 28, 1989
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 1696 (101st).
Jun 6, 1991
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S. 1249 (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 S. 1249. 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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