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Feb 28, 1996
104th Congress, 1995–1996
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.
Representative for California's 39th congressional district
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Last Updated: Jul 25, 1996
Length: 5 pages
To amend title 18, United States Code, with respect to stalking.
7/25/1996--Passed Senate amended.Interstate Stalking Punishment and Prevention Act of 1996 - Amends the Federal criminal code to prohibit and prescribe penalties for interstate stalking (i.e., traveling across a State line ... Read more >
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Enacted — Signed by the President
Sep 23, 1996
Referred to Committee
Last Action: Feb 1, 1996
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 2980 — 104th Congress: Interstate Stalking Punishment and Prevention Act of 1996. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/104/hr2980
“H.R. 2980 — 104th Congress: Interstate Stalking Punishment and Prevention Act of 1996.” www.GovTrack.us. 1996. October 13, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/104/hr2980>
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