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S. 740 (102nd): Antiterrorism Act of 1991

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 titles are written by its sponsor.

Overview

Introduced:

Mar 21, 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 April 16, 1991 but was never passed by the House.

Sponsor:

Charles “Chuck” Grassley

Senator from Iowa

Republican

History

Mar 21, 1991
 
Introduced

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Apr 16, 1991
 
Passed Senate (House next)

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.

S. 740 (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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