H.R. 5689 (98th): Act for the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Hostage-Taking
May 21, 1984
98th Congress, 1983–1984
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on May 21, 1984, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Peter Rodino Jr.
Representative for New Jersey's 10th congressional district
- See Instead:
S. 2624 (same title)
Passed Senate — Oct 11, 1984
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Last Action: Oct 11, 1984
Enacted — Signed by the President
Oct 12, 1984
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4 cosponsors (3R, 1D) (show)
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