Bill Text — Nov 10, 2011
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Sep 2, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013
This bill was introduced on September 8, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for New Jersey's 2nd congressional district
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Last Updated: Nov 10, 2011
Length: 12 pages
To suppress the threat of piracy on the high seas, and for other purposes.
Section2 - Amends the Revised Statutes to subject any person who commits an act of piracy to the penalty of death or imprisonment for life.Defines "act of piracy" to mean ... Read more >
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 2839 — 112th Congress: Piracy Suppression Act of 2011. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/hr2839
“H.R. 2839 — 112th Congress: Piracy Suppression Act of 2011.” www.GovTrack.us. 2011. October 5, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/hr2839>
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