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A bill to prohibit false statements to Congress, to clarify congressional authority to obtain truthful testimony, and for other purposes.
- Summary (CRS)
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 ...
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May 8, 1996
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Jul 16, 1996
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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 1734”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
10 cosponsors (6D, 4R)
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False Statements Accountability Act of 1996
Enacted — Signed by the President
Oct 11, 1996
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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. October 5, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/104/s1734>
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