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 >
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Enacted — Signed by the President
Dec 15, 1989

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Feb 6, 1989
Reported by Committee
May 4, 1989
Passed House
May 16, 1989
Vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.
Passed Senate with Changes
Oct 2, 1989
Vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.


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There have been no votes related to this bill.

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