S. 2559 (99th): Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act of 1986

A bill to increase civil monetary penalties based on the effect of inflation.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.



Jun 16, 1986
99th Congress, 1985–1986

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on June 16, 1986, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Frank Lautenberg

Senator from New Jersey



Jun 16, 1986

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S. 2559 (99th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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This bill was introduced in the 99th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 1985 to Oct 18, 1986. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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