US SB744 | 2019-2020 | 116th Congress


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Bipartisan Bill
Status: Passed on July 25 2019 - 100% progression
Action: 2019-07-25 - Became Public Law No: 116-31. (TXT | PDF)
Text: Latest bill text (Enrolled) [PDF]


Effective Prosecution of Possession of Biological Toxins and Agents Act of 2019 This bill revises the criminal prohibition on the shipment, transport, possession, or receipt of a biological agent or toxin by a restricted person. Specifically, it updates references to the lists of agents and toxins covered by the prohibition.

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Effective Prosecution of Possession of Biological Toxins and Agents Act of 2019



2019-07-25SenateBecame Public Law No: 116-31. (TXT | PDF)
2019-07-25SenateSigned by President.
2019-07-15SenatePresented to President.
2019-07-10HouseMotion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
2019-07-10HouseOn motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote. (text: CR H5331)
2019-07-10HouseDEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on S. 744.
2019-07-10HouseConsidered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H5331-5332)
2019-07-10HouseMs. Bass moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill.
2019-05-31HouseReferred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security.
2019-05-20HouseReferred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
2019-05-20HouseReceived in the House.
2019-05-20SenateMessage on Senate action sent to the House.
2019-05-16SenatePassed Senate without amendment by Unanimous Consent. (text: CR S2929)
2019-05-16SenateSenate Committee on the Judiciary discharged by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S2929)
2019-03-12SenateRead twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

Same As/Similar To

HB1986 (Same As) 2019-07-09 - Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 104.


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