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 titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Dec 10, 1979
96th Congress, 1979–1980
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on December 10, 1979, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Maryland's 1st congressional district
Dec 10, 1979
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H.R. 6073 (96th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
This bill was introduced in the 96th Congress, which met from Jan 15, 1979 to Dec 16, 1980. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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Civic Impulse. (2018). 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. April 21, 2018 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/96/hr6073>
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