H.R. 4224 (104th): To provide for a 3-judge division of the court to determine whether cases alleging breach of secret Government contracts should be tried in court.


Sep 26, 1996
104th Congress, 1995–1996

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on September 26, 1996, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


James Traficant Jr.

Representative for Ohio's 17th congressional district



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Last Updated: Sep 26, 1996
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9/26/1996--Introduced.Directs the Chief Justice of the United States to assign three circuit court judges or justices (which may include senior judges or retired justices) to a division of the United ... Read more >

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Sep 26, 1996

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 4224”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


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