A bill to strengthen law enforcement in the areas of violent crime and drug trafficking, and for other purposes.
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May 26, 1982
97th Congress, 1981–1982
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the Senate on September 30, 1982 but was never passed by the House.
Senator from South Carolina
- See Instead:
H.R. 3963 (same title)
Pocket Vetoed — Jan 14, 1983
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Passed Senate (House next)
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S. 2572 (97th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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This bill was introduced in the 97th Congress, which met from Jan 5, 1981 to Dec 23, 1982. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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