A bill to amend title 18 of the United States Code to provide penalties for credit and debit card counterfeiting and related fraud.
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Sep 21, 1983
98th Congress, 1983–1984
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the Senate on April 25, 1984 but was never passed by the House.
Senator from South Carolina
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Passed Senate (House next)
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S. 1870 (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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