Enacted — Signed by the President — Jun 29, 2015
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Feb 4, 1997
105th Congress, 1997–1998
This bill was introduced on February 4, 1997, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for New York's 7th congressional district
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Last Updated: Feb 4, 1997
Length: 7 pages
To require explosive materials to contain taggants to enable law enforcement authorities to trace the source of the explosive material, whether before or after detonation.
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Last Action: May 3, 1995
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 538 — 105th Congress: Explosives Fingerprinting Act. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/105/hr538
“H.R. 538 — 105th Congress: Explosives Fingerprinting Act.” www.GovTrack.us. 1997. July 1, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/105/hr538>
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