H.R. 1092 (101st): To amend title 23, United States Code, relating to open containers of alcoholic beverages and consumption of alcoholic beverages in the passenger area of motor vehicles.


Feb 23, 1989
101st Congress, 1989–1990

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on February 23, 1989, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Byron Dorgan

Representative for North Dakota At Large


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Summary (CRS)

2/23/1989--Introduced.Requires the Secretary of Transportation to withhold five percent of the amount required to be apportioned to any State under the Federal-aid highway program if it is lawful in such ... Read more >

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Feb 23, 1989

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 1092”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


20 cosponsors (15D, 5R) (show)
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H.R. 540 (102nd) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 16, 1991

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