S. 2572 (97th): Violent Crime and Drug Enforcement Improvements Act of 1982


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.


Strom Thurmond

Senator from South Carolina


See Instead:

H.R. 3963 (same title)
Pocket Vetoed — Jan 14, 1983

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to strengthen law enforcement in the areas of violent crime and drug trafficking, and for other purposes.

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Related Bills

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H.R. 7082 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Sep 9, 1982

H.R. 6497 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: May 26, 1982

What is a bill?

The “S.” in “S. 2572” means this is a Senate 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.

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


May 26, 1982
Reported by Committee
May 26, 1982
Passed Senate
Sep 30, 1982


64 cosponsors (37R, 26D, 1I) (show)

There have been no votes related to this bill.

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