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S. 1733 (98th): Federal Computer Systems Protection Act of 1983

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A bill to amend title 18, United States Code, to make a crime the use, for fraudulent or other illegal purposes, of any computer owned or operated by the United States, certain financial institutions, and entities affecting interstate commerce.

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Aug 3, 1983
98th Congress, 1983–1984
Died in a previous Congress

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


Paul Trible Jr.

Senator for Virginia




Aug 3, 1983

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S. 1733 (98th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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This bill was introduced in the 98th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 1983 to Oct 12, 1984. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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