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H.R. 1350 (104th): Maritime Security Act of 1996

To amend the Merchant Marine Act, 1936 to revitalize the United States-flag merchant marine, and for other purposes.

Sponsor and status

Floyd Spence

Sponsor. Representative for South Carolina's 2nd congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Sep 24, 1996
Length: 22 pages
Introduced
Mar 29, 1995
104th Congress, 1995–1996
Status

Enacted — Signed by the President on Oct 8, 1996

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on October 8, 1996.

Law
Pub.L. 104-239
Source

History

Mar 29, 1995
 
Introduced

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May 24, 1995
 
Ordered Reported

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Dec 6, 1995
 
Passed House (Senate next)

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.

Sep 24, 1996
 
Passed Senate

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill.

Oct 8, 1996
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

H.R. 1350 (104th) 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 104th Congress, which met from Jan 4, 1995 to Oct 4, 1996. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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