May 26, 2005
109th Congress, 2005–2006
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on September 26, 2006 but was never passed by the Senate.
Representative for Indiana's 8th congressional district
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Last Updated: Nov 13, 2006
Length: 5 pages
About the bill
To amend the Revised Statutes of the United States to prevent the use of the legal system in a manner that extorts money from State and local governments, and the Federal Government, and inhibits such governments' constitutional actions under the first, tenth, and fourteenth amendments.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
This is the first step in the legislative process.
Reported by Committee
A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.
Rules Change — Agreed To
This activity took place on a related bill, H.Res. 1038 (109th).
The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.
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