To implement the Protocol on Environmental Protection to the Antarctic Treaty, and for other purposes.
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Sponsor and status
102nd Congress (1991–1992)
This bill was introduced on August 6, 1992, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
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Representative for North Carolina's 1st congressional district
11 Cosponsors (8 Democrats, 3 Republicans)
Jun 22, 1992
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Aug 6, 1992
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H.R. 5459 (102nd) 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. 5459. This is the one from the 102nd Congress.
This bill was introduced in the 102nd Congress, which met from Jan 3, 1991 to Oct 9, 1992. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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