H.R. 1647 (101st): To amend title 46, United States Code, to require reporting of complaints of sexual offenses on documented vessels and to amend the Magnuson Fishery Conservation and Management Act to establish a criminal penalty for assaulting or interfering with observers and supplementary observers.


Mar 23, 1989
101st Congress, 1989–1990

Died in a previous Congress

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


Jolene Unsoeld

Representative for Washington's 3rd congressional district


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Summary (CRS)

3/23/1989--Introduced.Amends provisions of Federal law relating to protection and relief of merchant seamen to require an individual in charge of a documented vessel to report to the Secretary of the ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Mar 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. 1647”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


6 cosponsors (3R, 3D) (show)
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Related Bills

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H.R. 2061 (Related)
Fishery Conservation Amendments of 1990

Enacted — Signed by the President
Nov 28, 1990

H.R. 2459 (Related)
Coast Guard Authorization Act of 1989

Enacted — Signed by the President
Dec 12, 1989

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