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Nomination Confirmed 69/21
Mar 27, 1981
97th Congress, 1981–1982
This bill was introduced on March 27, 1981, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Senator from New Jersey
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.
3/27/1981--Introduced.Religious Freedom Protection Act - Amends the Federal criminal code to establish penalties for whoever, with intent to interfere with any group or person freely exercising his religion: (1) intimidates ... Read more >
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Civic Impulse. (2015). S. 822 — 97th Congress: Religious Freedom Protection Act. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/97/s822
“S. 822 — 97th Congress: Religious Freedom Protection Act.” www.GovTrack.us. 1981. October 6, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/97/s822>
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