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H.R. 316: Improving the Federal Response to Organized Retail Crime Act of 2023

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To direct certain heads of Federal agencies to develop a strategy to improve Federal investigations of organized retail crime, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Young Kim

Sponsor. Representative for California's 40th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Jan 12, 2023
Length: 4 pages
Jan 12, 2023
118th Congress (2023–2025)

Introduced on Jan 12, 2023

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8 Cosponsors (5 Republicans, 3 Democrats)

9% chance of being enacted (details)

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Rep. Young Kim Leads Bill to Fight Retail Crime
    — Rep. Young Kim [R-CA40] (Sponsor) on Jan 12, 2023

Garbarino Cosponsors Bill to Fight Retail Crime
    — Rep. Andrew Garbarino [R-NY2] (Co-sponsor) on Jan 13, 2023

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Jan 12, 2023

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