H.R. 2740 (104th): Fan Freedom and Community Protection Act of 1996


Dec 7, 1995
104th Congress, 1995–1996

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on April 25, 1996, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Martin Hoke

Representative for Ohio's 10th congressional district



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Last Updated: Dec 7, 1995
Length: 14 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To protect sports fans and communities throughout the Nation, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

6/27/1996--Reported to House amended, Part I.Fan Freedom and Community Protection Act of 1996 - Requires a professional sports team owner seeking to relocate the team to provide notice to the ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Dec 7, 1995

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Apr 25, 1996
Reported by Committee

A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 2740”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


50 cosponsors (39R, 11D) (show)
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.

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