H.R. 287 (98th): Hobbs Act Amendment of 1983

Jan 03, 1983 (98th Congress, 1983–1984)
Died (Referred to Committee)
See Instead:

H.R. 3206 (same title)
Referred to Committee — Jun 02, 1983

James Robinson
Representative for Virginia's 7th congressional district
Related Bills
H.R. 450 (97th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 05, 1981

H.R. 3206 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jun 02, 1983


This bill was introduced on January 3, 1983, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Introduced Jan 03, 1983
Referred to Committee Jan 03, 1983
Full Title

A bill to amend section 1951, title 18, United States Code, Act of July 3, 1946.


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68 cosponsors (61R, 7D) (show)

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Hobbs Act Amendment of 1983 - Amends the Hobbs Act to establish penalties for obstructing, affecting, or interfering with commerce by willfully injuring, damaging, burning, or destroying to the value of $2,000 or more any real or personal property of any person at or near any place where work or business of an employer or owner is carried on or where such employer or owner transports, stores, or maintains property for business or other purposes.
States that such violation, as well as the offense of interfering with commerce by extortion, shall not be nullified or mitigated even if committed in the course of a legitimate labor dispute.

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