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
This is the first step in the legislative process.
Read Text »
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.
- Committee Assignments
The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.
There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
Links & tools
Click a format for a citation suggestion:
Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 1796 — 104th Congress: Freedom from Union Violence Act. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/104/hr1796
“H.R. 1796 — 104th Congress: Freedom from Union Violence Act.” www.GovTrack.us. 1995. November 30, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/104/hr1796>
|title=H.R. 1796 (104th)
|accessdate=November 30, 2015
|author=104th Congress (1995)
|date=June 8, 1995
|quote=Freedom from Union Violence Act