H.R. 1568 (104th): Explosives Fingerprinting Act


May 3, 1995
104th Congress, 1995–1996

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on May 3, 1995, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Thomas Manton

Representative for New York's 7th congressional district



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Last Updated: May 3, 1995
Length: 7 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To require explosive materials to contain taggants to enable law enforcement authorities to trace the source of the explosive material, whether before or after detonation.

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May 3, 1995

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 1568”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


15 cosponsors (14D, 1R) (show)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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H.R. 1262 (103rd) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 9, 1993

H.R. 538 (105th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Feb 4, 1997

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