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

Introduced:

Dec 5, 1995
104th Congress, 1995–1996

Status:
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.

Sponsor:

Henry Hyde

Representative for Illinois's 6th congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Dec 5, 1995
Length: 177 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To combat terrorism.

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.

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History

Dec 5, 1995
 
Introduced

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Mar 14, 1996
 
Passed House

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Details

Cosponsors
3 cosponsors (3R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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Votes
Mar 13, 1996 3:13 p.m.
Agreed to 246/171
Mar 14, 1996 12:56 p.m.
Failed 135/283
Mar 14, 1996 2:31 p.m.
Failed 129/294
Mar 14, 1996 2:53 p.m.
Passed 229/191

Subject Areas
Related Bills

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S. 735 (Related)
Antiterrorism and Effective Death Penalty Act of 1996

Enacted — Signed by the President
Apr 24, 1996

H.Res. 380 (rule)

Agreed To (Simple Resolution)
Mar 13, 1996

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