A bill to amend title 18 of the United States Code to make it a Federal crime to vandalize a house of worship or any other religious property.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Mar 27, 1981
97th Congress, 1981–1982
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on March 27, 1981, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Senator from New Jersey
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S. 822 (97th) 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 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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