H.R. 1239 (102nd): Illegal Dumping Prevention Act of 1991


Mar 5, 1991
102nd Congress, 1991–1992

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on March 5, 1991, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Sam Gejdenson

Representative for Connecticut's 2nd congressional district


About the bill

Full Title

To amend the Marine Protection, Research, and Sanctuaries Act of 1972 to authorize seizures and forfeitures of vessels used to violate title I of such Act.

Summary (CRS)

3/5/1991--Introduced.Illegal Dumping Prevention Act of 1991 - Amends the Marine Protection, Research, and Sanctuaries Act of 1972 to authorize the seizure and forfeiture of vessels illegally dumping wastes into ocean ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Mar 5, 1991

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 1239”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


103 cosponsors (80D, 22R, 1D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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

Related Bills

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H.R. 1281 (101st) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 7, 1989

H.R. 3749 (Related)
To reauthorize Title I of the Marine Protection Research, and Sanctuaries Act of 1972.

Passed House
Last Action: Feb 4, 1992

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