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

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

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.

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History

Mar 21, 1991
 
Introduced

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Apr 16, 1991
 
Passed Senate

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Details

Cosponsors
1 cosponsors (1D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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Votes

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Related Bills

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S. 2465 (101st) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Apr 19, 1990

H.R. 2222 (identical)

Reported by Committee
Last Action: Sep 30, 1992

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