Vote — Nov 30, 2015 7:04 p.m.
May 2, 1984
98th Congress, 1983–1984
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
A bill to implement the International Convention Against the Taking of Hostages.
5/2/1984--Introduced.Act for the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Hostage-Taking - Provides for the implementation of the International Convention Against the Taking of Hostages. Amends the kidnapping provisions of ... Read more >
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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.
This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 2624”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.
There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
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Civic Impulse. (2015). 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. November 30, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/98/s2624>
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