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- Full Title
A bill this Act may be cited as the "Act for the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Hostage-Taking".
The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.
This is the first step in the legislative process.
Companion Bill — Passed Senate
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 2624 (98th), possibly in lieu of similar activity on H.R. 5689 (98th).
4 cosponsors (3R, 1D) (show)
- Committee Assignments
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
- Subject Areas
- Related Bills
Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.S. 2624 (identical)
Last Action: Oct 11, 1984H.J.Res. 648 (Related)A joint resolution making continuing appropriations for the fiscal year 1985, and for other ...
Enacted — Signed by the President
Oct 12, 1984
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Civic Impulse. (2016). H.R. 5689 — 98th Congress: Act for the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Hostage-Taking. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/98/hr5689
“H.R. 5689 — 98th Congress: Act for the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Hostage-Taking.” www.GovTrack.us. 1984. May 27, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/98/hr5689>
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