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

Introduced:

May 26, 1982
97th Congress, 1981–1982

Status:
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.

Sponsor:

Strom Thurmond

Senator from South Carolina

Republican

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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History

May 26, 1982
 
Introduced

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May 26, 1982
 
Reported by Committee

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Sep 30, 1982
 
Passed Senate

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