H.R. 838 (101st): To authorize the Secretary of Transportation to release restrictions on the use of certain property conveyed to the Peninsula Airport Commission for airport purposes.


Feb 6, 1989
101st Congress, 1989–1990

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and though it was passed by both chambers on October 2, 1989 it was passed in non-identical forms and the differences were never resolved.


Herbert Bateman

Representative for Virginia's 1st congressional district


About the bill

Summary (CRS)

Revises property conveyance restrictions placed upon certain property transferred to the Peninsula Airport Commission, Virginia, to:(1) increase the total acreage for which the Secretary of Transportation may grant releases; and(2) ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Feb 6, 1989

This is the first step in the legislative process.

May 4, 1989
Reported by Committee

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May 16, 1989
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.

Oct 2, 1989
Passed Senate with Changes

The Senate passed the bill with changes not in the House version and sent it back to the House to approve the changes. The vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 838”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

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H.R. 3671 (Related)
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Enacted — Signed by the President
Dec 15, 1989

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