H.R. 1796 (104th): Freedom from Union Violence Act


Jun 8, 1995
104th Congress, 1995–1996

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on June 8, 1995, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Philip “Phil” Crane

Representative for Illinois's 8th congressional district



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Last Updated: Jun 8, 1995
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About the bill

Full Title

To amend section 1951 (commonly called the Hobbs Act) of title 18 of the United States Code to prevent union violence.

Summary (CRS)

6/8/1995--Introduced.Freedom from Union Violence Act - Amends the Hobbs Act to:(1) revise the definition of "extortion" to mean the obtaining of property from another, with his or her consent, induced ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jun 8, 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. 1796”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


8 cosponsors (8R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

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