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H.R. 1405 (107th): Torture Victims Relief Reauthorization Act of 2001

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To amend the Torture Victims Relief Act of 1998 to authorize appropriations to provide assistance for domestic centers and programs for the treatment of victims of torture.

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Sponsor and status

Christopher “Chris” Smith

Sponsor. Representative for New Jersey's 4th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Apr 4, 2001
Length: 2 pages
Introduced
Apr 4, 2001
107th Congress (2001–2002)
Status
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on April 4, 2001, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.

Although this bill was not enacted, its provisions could have become law by being included in another bill. It is common for legislative text to be introduced concurrently in multiple bills (called companion bills), re-introduced in subsequent sessions of Congress in new bills, or added to larger bills (sometimes called omnibus bills).

Cosponsors

41 Cosponsors (37 Democrats, 4 Republicans)

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History

Apr 4, 2001
 
Introduced

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H.R. 1405 (107th) 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.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 1405. This is the one from the 107th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 107th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2001 to Nov 22, 2002. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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