H.R. 2598 (100th): Commercial Fishing Industry Vessel Anti-Reflagging Act of 1987

Introduced:

Jun 4, 1987
100th Congress, 1987–1988

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on Jan 11, 1988

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on January 11, 1988.

Law:

Pub.L. 100-239

Sponsor:

Michael Lowry

Representative for Washington's 7th congressional district

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Jan 11, 1988

About the bill

Full Title

A bill entitled: "The Commercial Fishing Industry Vessel Anti-Reflagging Act of 1987".

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History

Jun 4, 1987
 
Introduced

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Jul 28, 1987
 
Reported by Committee

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Nov 9, 1987
 
Passed House

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

Dec 17, 1987
 
Passed Senate with Changes

The Senate passed the bill with changes not in the House version and sent it back to the House to approve the changes. The vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Dec 22, 1987
 
Senate Agreed to Changes

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill. The vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Jan 11, 1988
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 2598”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

Details

Cosponsors
3 cosponsors (2R, 1D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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Votes

There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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H.R. 3387 (Related)
A bill to clear certain impediments to the licensing of a vessel for employment ...

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Sep 30, 1987

H.R. 2661 (Related)
A bill to clarify merchant seamen citizenship requirements for U.S.-flag vessels.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jun 11, 1987

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