H.R. 3275 (107th): To implement the International Convention for the Suppression of Terrorist Bombings to strengthen criminal laws relating to attacks on places of public use, to implement the International Convention of the Suppression of the Financing of Terrorism, to combat terrorism and defend the Nation against terrorist acts, and for other purposes.


Nov 9, 2001
107th Congress, 2001–2002


Enacted — Signed by the President on Jun 25, 2002

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on June 25, 2002.


Pub.L. 107-197


Lamar Smith

Representative for Texas's 21st congressional district



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Last Updated: Jun 19, 2002
Length: 8 pages

About the bill

Summary (CRS)

6/14/2002--Passed Senate amended.TitleI - Suppression of Terrorist BombingsTerrorist Bombings Convention Implementation Act of 2002 - Amends the Federal criminal code to prohibit unlawfully detonating an explosive in or against a ... Read more >


Nov 9, 2001

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Nov 15, 2001
Reported by Committee

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Dec 19, 2001
Passed House

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

Jun 14, 2002
Passed Senate with Changes

The Senate passed the bill with changes not in the House version and sent it back to the House to approve the changes.

Jun 18, 2002
House Agreed to Changes

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill. The vote was without objection so no record of individual votes was made.

Jun 25, 2002
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 3275”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


Committee Assignments

The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.

On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass, as Amended
Dec 19, 2001 1:28 p.m.
Passed 381/36
Jun 14, 2002 9:44 a.m.
Bill Passed 83/1

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