About the bill
- Full Title
A bill directing the President to take certain actions with respect to any country which engages in certain hostile actions against property of the United States or United States officers or employees assigned to duty abroad.
The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.
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Dec 10, 1979
This is the first step in the legislative process.
This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 6073”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
21 cosponsors (15R, 6D)
- Committee Assignments
The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.
There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
Links & tools
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Civic Impulse. (2016). H.R. 6073 — 96th Congress: Protection of Americans Abroad Act. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/96/hr6073
“H.R. 6073 — 96th Congress: Protection of Americans Abroad Act.” www.GovTrack.us. 1979. February 5, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/96/hr6073>
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