About the bill
- Full Title
To amend the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 to require better reporting of unidentified persons, and for other purposes.
The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.
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Nov 6, 1997
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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 2850”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
46 cosponsors (40D, 6R)
- 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.
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Civic Impulse. (2016). H.R. 2850 — 105th Congress: Jennifer’s Law Act of 1997. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/105/hr2850
“H.R. 2850 — 105th Congress: Jennifer’s Law Act of 1997.” www.GovTrack.us. 1997. February 14, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/105/hr2850>
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