To amend title 18, United States Code, to provide a criminal penalty for torture committed by law enforcement officers and others acting under color of law.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Illinois's 7th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Jan 18, 2012
Length: 4 pages
Jan 18, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on January 18, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Jul 1, 2010
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 5688 (111th).
Jan 18, 2012
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Jul 29, 2015
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 3332 (114th).
H.R. 3781 (112th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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This bill was introduced in the 112th Congress, which met from Jan 5, 2011 to Jan 3, 2013. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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