About the bill
- Full Title
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 title was written by its sponsor.
This is the first step in the legislative process.
Reported by Committee
A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.
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.
3 cosponsors (2D, 1R) (show)
- Committee Assignments
The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.
There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
- Subject Areas
Links & tools
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Civic Impulse. (2016). H.R. 5069 — 100th Congress: Territorial Sea and Contiguous Zone Extension Act of 1988. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/100/hr5069
“H.R. 5069 — 100th Congress: Territorial Sea and Contiguous Zone Extension Act of 1988.” www.GovTrack.us. 1988. July 23, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/100/hr5069>
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