To amend the Revised Statute to codify the defense of qualified immunity in the case of any action under section 1979, and for other purposes.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Indiana's 3rd congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Aug 7, 2020
Length: 4 pages
116th Congress (2019–2021)
This bill was introduced on August 7, 2020, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
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2 Cosponsors (2 Republicans)
Aug 7, 2020
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Jan 13, 2021
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 288 (117th).
H.R. 7951 (116th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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