A bill to prohibit false statements to Congress, to clarify congressional authority to obtain truthful testimony, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Senator for Pennsylvania. Republican.
Last Updated: Jul 22, 1996
Length: 9 pages
May 8, 1996
104th Congress, 1995–1996
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on July 16, 1996, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
May 8, 1996
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Jul 16, 1996
A committee has voted to issue a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.
S. 1734 (104th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
This bill was introduced in the 104th Congress, which met from Jan 4, 1995 to Oct 4, 1996. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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