A bill to revise section 48 of title 18, United States Code, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Junior Senator for Pennsylvania. Republican.
Last Updated: Dec 14, 2017
Length: 8 pages
115th Congress (2017–2019)
This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the Senate on December 14, 2017 but was never passed by the House.
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36 Cosponsors (32 Democrats, 3 Republicans, 1 Independent)
What legislators are saying
“Sen. Coons releases written questions for Judge Kavanaugh”
— Sen. Christopher Coons [D-DE] (Co-sponsor) on Sep 12, 2018
Dec 10, 2016
Earlier Version — Passed Senate (House next)
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 1831 (114th).
Mar 15, 2017
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Dec 14, 2017
Passed Senate (House next)
The bill was passed in a vote in the Senate. It goes to the House next. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.
Feb 13, 2019
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 479 (116th).
S. 654 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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