About the bill
- Full Title
A bill to prohibit false statements to Congress, to clarify congressional authority to obtain truthful testimony, and for other purposes.
The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.
This is the first step in the legislative process.
Reported by Committee
A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.
10 cosponsors (6D, 4R) (show)(joined May 8, 1996)(joined May 8, 1996)(joined May 8, 1996)(joined May 8, 1996)(joined May 8, 1996)(joined May 8, 1996)(joined May 8, 1996)(joined May 8, 1996)(joined Jun 25, 1996)(joined Sep 27, 1996)
- 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.
- Subject Areas
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Civic Impulse. (2016). 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. May 5, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/104/s1734>
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