S. 2624 (98th): Act for the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Hostage-Taking

Introduced:

May 2, 1984
98th Congress, 1983–1984

Status:
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.

Sponsor:

Strom Thurmond

Senator from South Carolina

Republican

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to implement the International Convention Against the Taking of Hostages.

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History

May 2, 1984
 
Introduced

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Oct 2, 1984
 
Reported by Committee

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Oct 11, 1984
 
Passed Senate

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