H.R. 3680 (104th): War Crimes Act of 1996

Introduced:

Jun 19, 1996
104th Congress, 1995–1996

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on Aug 21, 1996

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on August 21, 1996.

Law:

Pub.L. 104-192

Sponsor:

Walter Jones Jr.

Representative for North Carolina's 3rd congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Aug 2, 1996
Length: 2 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To amend title 18, United States Code, to carry out the international obligations of the United States under the Geneva Conventions to provide criminal penalties for certain war crimes.

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What is a bill?

The “H.R.” in “H.R. 3680” means this is a House of Representatives 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.

History

Introduced
Jun 19, 1996
Reported by Committee
Jul 16, 1996
Passed House
Jul 29, 1996
Vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.
Passed Senate
Aug 2, 1996
Vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.
Enacted — Signed by the President
Aug 21, 1996

Details

Cosponsors
18 cosponsors (15R, 3D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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Votes

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