4 Bizarre Laws Congress Passed This Year

Care2.com
Crystal Shepeard

It is no secret that the current Congress did a whole lot of nothing since being sworn in on January 3, 2013. While things such as gun control, a budget and jobs remain in various stages of committee, there were some things that did get done.

A few pieces of major legislation were passed in spite of the contentious rhetoric, such as the Hurricane Sandy Relief Bill, the Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act (VAWA) (PDF), and the Bipartisan Student Loan Certainty Act. Yet, of the 31 bills signed to date, the majority did little to focus on the pressing issues of the nation.

Here are six bizarre items that Congress felt were a priority. …

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