H.R. 2980 (104th): Interstate Stalking Punishment and Prevention Act of 1996

To amend title 18, United States Code, with respect to stalking.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.



Feb 28, 1996
104th Congress, 1995–1996

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and though it was passed by both chambers on July 25, 1996 it was passed in non-identical forms and the differences were never resolved.


Edward “Ed” Royce

Representative for California's 39th congressional district



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Last Updated: Jul 25, 1996
Length: 5 pages


Feb 28, 1996

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Apr 24, 1996
Reported by Committee

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May 7, 1996
Passed House

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

May 23, 1996
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Reported by Senate Committee.

Jul 25, 1996
Passed Senate with Changes

The Senate passed the bill with changes not in the House version and sent it back to the House to approve the changes. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

H.R. 2980 (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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