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H.R. 1170 (105th): State Initiative Fairness Act

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To provide that an application for an injunction restraining the enforcement, operation, or execution of a State law adopted by referendum may not be granted on the grounds of the unconstitutionality of such law unless the application is heard and determined by a 3-judge court.

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Sonny Bono

Sponsor. Representative for California's 44th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Mar 20, 1997
Length: 3 pages
Mar 20, 1997
105th Congress, 1997–1998
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on March 20, 1997, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.



Mar 20, 1997

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H.R. 1170 (105th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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This bill was introduced in the 105th Congress, which met from Jan 7, 1997 to Dec 19, 1998. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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