To provide greater maritime safety for Narragansett Bay and Block Island Sound, Rhode Island, and for other purposes.
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Sponsor and status
101st Congress (1989–1990)
This bill was introduced on July 12, 1989, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
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Representative for Rhode Island's 2nd congressional district
1 Cosponsor (1 Republican)
Jul 12, 1989
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H.R. 2872 (101st) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 2872. This is the one from the 101st Congress.
This bill was introduced in the 101st Congress, which met from Jan 3, 1989 to Oct 28, 1990. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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