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.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for New York's 7th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: May 3, 1995
Length: 7 pages
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.
Mar 9, 1993
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 1262 (103rd).
May 3, 1995
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Feb 4, 1997
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 538 (105th).
H.R. 1568 (104th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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This bill was introduced in the 104th Congress, which met from Jan 4, 1995 to Oct 4, 1996. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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