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S. 744: Effective Prosecution of Possession of Biological Toxins and Agents Act of 2019

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A bill to amend section 175b of title 18, United States Code, to correct a scrivener's error.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Charles “Chuck” Grassley

Sponsor. Senior Senator for Iowa. Republican.

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Last Updated: May 16, 2019
Length: 4 pages

Mar 12, 2019


Passed Senate (House next) on May 16, 2019

This bill passed in the Senate on May 16, 2019 and goes to the House next for consideration.


43% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)


Mar 12, 2019

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May 16, 2019
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.

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S. 744 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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