May 2, 1984
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 October 11, 1984 but was never passed by the House.
Senator from South Carolina
About the bill
A bill to implement the International Convention Against the Taking of Hostages.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
This is the first step in the legislative process.
Reported by Committee
A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.
The bill was passed in a vote in the Senate. It goes to the House next. The vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.
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Civic Impulse. (2016). S. 2624 — 98th Congress: Act for the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Hostage-Taking. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/98/s2624
“S. 2624 — 98th Congress: Act for the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Hostage-Taking.” www.GovTrack.us. 1984. September 26, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/98/s2624>
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