H.R. 2703 (104th): Effective Death Penalty and Public Safety Act of 1996

To combat terrorism.

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Dec 5, 1995
104th Congress, 1995–1996

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on March 14, 1996 but was never passed by the Senate.


Henry Hyde

Representative for Illinois's 6th congressional district



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Last Updated: Dec 5, 1995
Length: 177 pages


Dec 5, 1995

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Mar 14, 1996
Passed House

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

H.R. 2703 (104th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

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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