Mar 13, 1991
102nd Congress, 1991–1992
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on June 6, 1991, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Senator from South Carolina
About the bill
A bill to restore an enforceable federal death penalty, to curb the abuse of habeas corpus, to reform the exclusionary rule, to combat criminal violence involving firearms, to protect witnesses and other participants in the criminal justice system from violence and intimidation, to address the problem of gangs and serious juvenile offenders, to combat terrorism, to combat sexual violence and child abuse, to provide for drug testing of offenders in the criminal justice process, to secure the right of victims and defendants to equal justice without regard to race or color, to enhance the rights of crime victims, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 1225 (101st).
This is the first step in the legislative process.
Reported by Committee
A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.
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Civic Impulse. (2016). S. 635 — 102nd Congress: Comprehensive Violent Crime Control Act of 1991. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/102/s635
“S. 635 — 102nd Congress: Comprehensive Violent Crime Control Act of 1991.” www.GovTrack.us. 1991. August 27, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/102/s635>
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