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S. 1139 (104th): Maritime Reform and Security Act of 1995

A bill to amend the Merchant Marine Act, 1936, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Trent Lott

Sponsor. Senator for Mississippi. Republican.

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Last Updated: Nov 2, 1995
Length: 57 pages

Aug 9, 1995
104th Congress, 1995–1996

Enacted Via Other Measures

Provisions of this bill were incorporated into other bills which were enacted.


Aug 9, 1995

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Aug 10, 1995
Ordered Reported

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S. 1139 (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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