? March 19, 2004 – House votes to double reward for Osama bin Laden from $25 million to $50 million.
The House of Representatives, amid an intensifying hunt for leaders of the al Qaeda terrorist network, voted unanimously Thursday to double the reward for Osama bin Laden’s capture to $50 million.
The bill, which was passed 414-0, now goes to the Senate. Rep. Katherine Harris, R-Florida, said it recognizes the growing link between the illicit drug trade and the financing and support of terrorist activities." – CNN (03/08/04)