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

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

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Martin Hoke

Sponsor. Representative for Ohio's 10th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Dec 7, 1995
Length: 14 pages

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.


Dec 7, 1995

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Apr 25, 1996
Ordered Reported

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H.R. 2740 (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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