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    This page contains bill sponsorships in the Senate and House. Bill sponsorships indicate the topics that legislators are most interested in, and spend the most time on.

96-S1675 on Apr 16, 1996

Decided Oct 3, 1996
Bill Sponsorship: the Sexual Offender Tracking and Identification Act
Source: Bill sponsored by 15 Senators and 3 Reps
  • Establish a national database at the FBI to track each person who has been convicted of a criminal offense against a minor or a sexually violent offense; or is a sexually violent predator.
  • Requires each such person who resides in a State that has not established a minimally sufficient sexual offender registration program to register a current address, fingerprints, and a current photograph with the FBI for inclusion in such database, except during ensuing periods of incarceration
  • This requirement extends until ten years after the date on which the person was released from prison or placed on parole or probation; or for the life of the person if that person has two or more convictions for any such offense, has been convicted of aggravated sexual abuse, or has been determined to be a sexually violent predator.
Corresponding House bill is H.R.3456. Became Public Law No: 104-236.

  • Topic: Crime
  • Headline: Establish an FBI registry of sexual offendors

  • Key for participation codes:
  • Sponsorships: p=sponsored; o=co-sponsored; s=signed
  • Memberships: c=chair; m=member; e=endorsed; f=profiled; s=scored
  • Resolutions: i=introduced; w=wrote; a=adopted
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Democrats participating in 96-S1675

Byron Dorgan s1oND Democratic Jr Senator (retiring 2010) 
Martin Frost s1oTexas Democrat (Until 2004) 
Tom Harkin s1oIA Democratic Jr Senator (retiring 2014) 
John Kerry s1oMA Democratic Sr Senator 

Republicans participating in 96-S1675

Ben Nighthorse Campbell s1oCO Former Republican incumbent; retired 2004 
Lauch Faircloth s1oNC Republican Senator (Former) 
Phil Gramm s1iTX Former Republican Senator 
Jesse Helms s1oNC Former Republican Senator 
Kay Bailey Hutchison s1oTX Republican Sr Senator (Retiring) 
Jon Kyl s1oAZ Republican Jr Senator (Retiring) 
John McCain s1oAZ Republican Sr Senator 
Mitch McConnell s1oKY Republican Sr Senator 
Richard Shelby s1oAL Republican Jr Senator 
Ted Stevens s1oAK Former Republican Sr Senator 
Strom Thurmond s1oSC Former Republican Senator 
Dick Zimmer s1iNJ Republican Senate challenger 

Independents participating in 96-S1675

Joe Biden s1oDE Vice President 

Total recorded by OnTheIssues:

Democrats: 4
Republicans: 12
Independents: 1

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