To amend title 11 of the United States Code, and for other purposes.
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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.
Representative for Wisconsin's 5th congressional district
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Last Updated: Feb 9, 2005
Length: 502 pages
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S. 256 (same title)
Enacted — Signed by the President — Apr 20, 2005
Earlier Version — Passed House
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H.R. 685 (109th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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