H.R. 2149 (104th): Ocean Shipping Reform Act of 1995

To reduce regulation, promote efficiencies, and encourage competition in the international ocean transportation system of the United States, to eliminate the Federal Maritime Commission, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Overview

Introduced:

Aug 1, 1995
104th Congress, 1995–1996

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on May 1, 1996 but was never passed by the Senate.

Sponsor:

Elmer “Bud” Shuster

Representative for Pennsylvania's 9th congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: May 2, 1996
Length: 29 pages

History

Aug 1, 1995
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Aug 2, 1995
 
Reported by Committee

A committee has issued 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 1, 1996
 
Passed House

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

H.R. 2149 (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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