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May 8, 1996
104th Congress, 1995–1996
This bill was introduced on July 16, 1996, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Senator from Pennsylvania
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Last Updated: Jul 22, 1996
Length: 9 pages
A bill to prohibit false statements to Congress, to clarify congressional authority to obtain truthful testimony, and for other purposes.
7/22/1996--Reported to Senate amended.False Statements Penalty Restoration Act - Amends the Federal criminal code to make provisions prohibiting anyone from knowingly and willfully making misrepresentations to the Government applicable to ... Read more >
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Civic Impulse. (2015). S. 1734 — 104th Congress: False Statements Penalty Restoration Act. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/104/s1734
“S. 1734 — 104th Congress: False Statements Penalty Restoration Act.” www.GovTrack.us. 1996. November 25, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/104/s1734>
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