H.R. 5661 (102nd): To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to exempt transportation on certain ferries from the excise tax on transportation of passengers by water.


Jul 22, 1992
102nd Congress, 1991–1992

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on August 3, 1992 but was never passed by the Senate.


Thomas Andrews

Representative for Maine's 1st congressional district


About the bill

Summary (CRS)

7/22/1992--Introduced.Amends the Internal Revenue Code to exempt from the excise tax on transportation of passengers by water a ferry voyage of less than 12 hours between a port in the ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jul 22, 1992

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Jul 24, 1992
Reported by Committee

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Aug 3, 1992
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.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 5661”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


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. 1806 (103rd) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Apr 22, 1993

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