To amend title 11 of the United States Code, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Wisconsin's 5th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Feb 9, 2005
Length: 502 pages
Feb 9, 2005
109th Congress, 2005–2006
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on February 9, 2005, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
- See Instead:
S. 256 (same title)
Enacted — Signed by the President — Apr 20, 2005
What stakeholders are saying
Mar 19, 2003
Earlier Version — Passed House (Senate next)
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 975 (108th).
Feb 9, 2005
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H.R. 685 (109th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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This bill was introduced in the 109th Congress, which met from Jan 4, 2005 to Dec 9, 2006. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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