To amend the Interjurisdictional Fisheries Act of 1986 to authorize the provision of certain disaster assistance to commercial fishermen through State and local government agencies and nonprofit organizations, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Massachusetts's 10th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Feb 1, 1996
Length: 4 pages
Feb 1, 1996
104th Congress, 1995–1996
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on February 1, 1996, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Feb 1, 1996
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H.R. 2956 (104th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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