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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H.R. 5689 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: May 21, 1984

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The “S.” in “S. 2624” means this is a Senate bill in the United States Congress. A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

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History

Introduced
May 2, 1984
Reported by Committee
Oct 2, 1984
Passed Senate
Oct 11, 1984
Vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.

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2 cosponsors (2R) (show)
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