A bill to increase and enhance law enforcement resources committed to investigation and prosecution of violent gangs, to deter and punish violent gang crime, to protect law-abiding citizens and communities from violent criminals, to revise and enhance criminal penalties for violent crimes, to expand and improve gang prevention programs, and for other purposes.
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Jan 31, 2007
110th Congress, 2007–2009
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the Senate on September 21, 2007 but was never passed by the House.
Senator from California
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Last Updated: Sep 24, 2007
Length: 94 pages
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Passed Senate (House next)
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Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 132 (111th).
S. 456 (110th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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This bill was introduced in the 110th Congress, which met from Jan 4, 2007 to Jan 3, 2009. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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