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May 26, 2005
109th Congress, 2005–2006
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
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 title was written by its sponsor.
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Reported by Committee
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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.
This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 2679”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
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Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.
Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jul 20, 2006
Agreed To (Simple Resolution)
Sep 26, 2006
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