S. 2624 (98th): Act for the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Hostage-Taking
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
- Full Title
A bill to implement the International Convention Against the Taking of Hostages.
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Referred to Committee
Last Action: May 21, 1984
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