S. 735 (104th): Antiterrorism and Effective Death Penalty Act of 1996

The Antiterrorism and Effective Death Penalty Act of 1996, Pub. L. No. 104-132, 110 Stat. 1214, (also known as AEDPA) is an act of the United States Congress signed into law on April 24, 1996. The bill was introduced by former Senate Majority Leader Bob Dole, passed with broad bipartisan support by Congress (91-8 in the US Senate, 293-133 in ... Continue reading »
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Overview

Introduced:

Apr 27, 1995
104th Congress, 1995–1996

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on Apr 24, 1996

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on April 24, 1996.

Law:

Pub.L. 104-132

Sponsor:

Robert Dole

Senator from Kansas

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Apr 18, 1996
Length: 106 pages

History

Apr 27, 1995
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

May 1, 1995
 
Ordered Reported by Committee

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.

Jun 7, 1995
 
Passed Senate

The bill was passed in a vote in the Senate. It goes to the House next.

Mar 14, 1996
 
Passed House

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill. The vote was without objection so no record of individual votes was made.

Mar 14, 1996
 
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Passed the House (Engrossed) with an Amendment.

Apr 17, 1996
 
Conference Report Agreed to by Senate

A conference committee was formed, comprising members of both the House and Senate, to resolve the differences in how each chamber passed the bill. The Senate approved the committee's report proposing the final form of the bill for consideration in both chambers. The House must also approve the conference report.

Apr 18, 1996
 
Conference Report Agreed to by House

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill.

Apr 24, 1996
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

S. 735 (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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