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Nov 6, 1997
105th Congress, 1997–1998
This bill was introduced on November 6, 1997, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Wisconsin's 8th congressional district
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Last Updated: Nov 6, 1997
Length: 4 pages
To amend the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 to require better reporting of unidentified persons, and for other purposes.
Jennifer's Law Act of 1997 - Amends the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 to provide for a ten percent reduction (for redistribution to States in compliance) ... Read more >
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Civic Impulse. (2015). 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. November 27, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/105/hr2850>
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