About the bill
- Full Title
A bill to provide a new civil cause of action in Federal law for international terrorism that provides extraterritorial jurisdiction over terrorist acts abroad against United States nationals.
The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 2465 (101st).
This is the first step in the legislative process.
The bill was passed in a vote in the Senate. It goes to the House next. The vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.
- Committee Assignments
The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.
There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
- Subject Areas
- Related Bills
Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.S. 2465 (101st) was a previous version of this bill.
Referred to Committee
Last Action: Apr 19, 1990H.R. 2222 (identical)
Reported by Committee
Last Action: Sep 30, 1992
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Civic Impulse. (2016). S. 740 — 102nd Congress: Antiterrorism Act of 1991. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/102/s740
“S. 740 — 102nd Congress: Antiterrorism Act of 1991.” www.GovTrack.us. 1991. May 25, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/102/s740>
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