To revise, clarify, and improve certain marine safety laws of the United States, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Louisiana's 3rd congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Jun 10, 1993
Length: 9 pages
103rd Congress, 1993–1994
This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on June 9, 1993 but was never passed by the Senate.
Mar 1, 1993
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May 5, 1993
A committee has voted to issue a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.
May 24, 1993
Rules Change — Agreed To
This activity took place on a related bill, H.Res. 172 (103rd).
Jun 9, 1993
Passed House (Senate next)
The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.
H.R. 1159 (103rd) was a bill in the United States Congress.
A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
This bill was introduced in the 103rd Congress, which met from Jan 5, 1993 to Dec 1, 1994. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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