H.R. 5069 (100th): Territorial Sea and Contiguous Zone Extension Act of 1988

Introduced:

Jul 14, 1988
100th Congress, 1987–1988

Status:
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.

Sponsor:

Michael Lowry

Representative for Washington's 7th congressional district

Democrat

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 titles are written by its sponsor.

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History

Jul 14, 1988
 
Introduced

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Sep 15, 1988
 
Reported by Committee

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Oct 6, 1988
 
Passed House

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.

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