S. 1793 (112th): Investigative Assistance for Violent Crimes Act of 2012


Nov 2, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the Senate on December 17, 2012 but was never passed by the House.


Sheldon Whitehouse

Senator from Rhode Island



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Last Updated: Dec 17, 2012
Length: 6 pages

See Instead:

H.R. 2076 (same title)
Enacted — Signed by the President — Jan 14, 2013

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to amend title 28, United States Code, to clarify the statutory authority for the longstanding practice of the Department of Justice of providing investigatory assistance on request of State and local authorities with respect to certain serious violent crimes, and for other purposes.

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H.R. 2076 (identical)

Enacted — Signed by the President
Jan 14, 2013

What is a bill?

The “S.” in “S. 1793” means this is a Senate bill in the United States Congress. A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Nov 2, 2011
Reported by Committee
Nov 17, 2011
Passed Senate
Dec 17, 2012
Vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.


Committee Assignments

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There have been no votes related to this bill.

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