Legislation: Bipartisan Anti-Terrorism Legislation
March 29,1996
Political

POLITICAL EVENT

This legislation was a part of the Republican Contract With America and a response to the 1995 Oklahoma City bombings. Signed into law by President Bill Clinton on April 24, 1996, the law aims to "deter terrorism, provide justice for victims, provide for an effective death penalty and for other purposes." Dole supported this bipartisan legislation.