H.R. 1040 (102nd): To clear certain impediments to the licensing of a vessel for employment in the coastwise trade and fisheries of the United States.


Feb 20, 1991
102nd Congress, 1991–1992

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on February 20, 1991, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Helen Bentley
Representative for Maryland's 2nd congressional district

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Summary (CRS)
2/20/1991--Introduced.Authorizes the Secretary of the department in which the Coast Guard is operating to issue a certificate of documentation for a named vessel.

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H.R. 2047 (103rd) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: May 6, 1993

H.R. 1006 (Related)
Federal Maritime Commission Authorization Act of 1991

Enacted — Signed by the President
Aug 17, 1991

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Feb 20, 1991


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