A bill to establish a 12-mile territorial sea and a 24-mile contiguous zone, to establish the National Oceans Policy Commission, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Jul 14, 1988
100th Congress, 1987–1988
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on October 6, 1988 but was never passed by the Senate.
Representative for Washington's 7th congressional district
Jul 14, 1988
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Sep 15, 1988
A committee has voted to issue a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.
Oct 6, 1988
Passed House (Senate next)
The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next. The vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.
H.R. 5069 (100th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
This bill was introduced in the 100th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 1987 to Oct 22, 1988. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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