To amend the Violent Crime Control and Law Enforcement Act of 1994 to double the minimum and maximum penalties for crimes against elderly and child victims.
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104th Congress (1995–1996)
This bill was introduced on June 8, 1995, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
Although this bill was not enacted, its provisions could have become law by being included in another bill. It is common for legislative text to be introduced concurrently in multiple bills (called companion bills), re-introduced in subsequent sessions of Congress in new bills, or added to larger bills (sometimes called omnibus bills).
Representative for Michigan's 8th congressional district
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Last Updated: Jun 8, 1995
Length: 2 pages
14 Cosponsors (9 Republicans, 5 Democrats)
Jun 8, 1995
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H.R. 1794 (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 passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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