To deter and punish crime, and to protect the rights of crime victims.
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Apr 13, 1994
103rd Congress, 1993–1994
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on April 13, 1994, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for California's 4th congressional district
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Last Updated: Apr 13, 1994
Length: 269 pages
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H.R. 4197 (103rd) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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