H.R. 4092 (104th): Freedom of the Highways Act of 1996


Sep 17, 1996
104th Congress, 1995–1996

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on September 17, 1996, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Thomas Foglietta

Representative for Pennsylvania's 1st congressional district



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Last Updated: Sep 17, 1996
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About the bill

Full Title

To prevent law enforcement agencies from stopping people on highways because of their race or color.

Summary (CRS)

9/17/1996--Introduced.Freedom of the Highways Act of 1996 - Prohibits any law enforcement agency or officer, acting under color of authority, from stopping any person driving or riding in an automobile ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Sep 17, 1996

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 4092”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


26 cosponsors (26D) (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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