Vote — Feb 10, 2016 5:33 p.m.
GovTrack Insider, our Kickstarter-backed work to summarize bills in Congress, has resumed. Here’s what we’ve been up to:
May 26, 1982
97th Congress, 1981–1982
This bill was introduced on May 26, 1982, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Illinois's 13th congressional district
Passed Senate — Sep 30, 1982
A bill to strengthen law enforcement in the areas of violent crime and drug trafficking, and for other purposes.
The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.
This is the first step in the legislative process.
Companion Bill — Passed Senate
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 2572 (97th), possibly in lieu of similar activity on H.R. 6497 (97th).
This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 6497”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.
There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
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Civic Impulse. (2016). H.R. 6497 — 97th Congress: Violent Crime and Drug Enforcement Improvements Act of 1982. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/97/hr6497
“H.R. 6497 — 97th Congress: Violent Crime and Drug Enforcement Improvements Act of 1982.” www.GovTrack.us. 1982. February 10, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/97/hr6497>
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