S. 735 (110th): Terrorist Hoax Improvements Act of 2007


Mar 1, 2007
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on April 25, 2007, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Edward “Ted” Kennedy

Senator from Massachusetts



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Last Updated: May 4, 2007
Length: 8 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to amend title 18, United States Code, to improve the terrorist hoax statute.

Summary (CRS)

5/4/2007--Reported to Senate amended.Terrorist Hoax Improvements Act of 2007 - Amends the federal criminal code to:(1) expand the prohibition against conveying false information and hoaxes to include false information and ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Mar 1, 2007

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Apr 25, 2007
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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 735”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


6 cosponsors (4R, 2D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

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