H.R. 5689 (98th): Act for the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Hostage-Taking

Introduced:

May 21, 1984
98th Congress, 1983–1984

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on May 21, 1984, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Peter Rodino Jr.

Representative for New Jersey's 10th congressional district

Democrat

See Instead:

S. 2624 (same title)
Passed Senate — Oct 11, 1984

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A bill this Act may be cited as the "Act for the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Hostage-Taking".

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History

May 21, 1984
 
Introduced

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