S. 279 (104th): A bill to authorize a certificate of documentation for the vessel WHY KNOT.

Overview

Introduced:

Jan 26, 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 Senate on July 29, 1996 but was never passed by the House.

Sponsor:

Ernest “Fritz” Hollings

Senator from South Carolina

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Jul 29, 1996
Length: 2 pages

History

Jan 26, 1995
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Mar 23, 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.

Jul 29, 1996
 
Passed Senate

The bill was passed in a vote in the Senate. It goes to the House next. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

S. 279 (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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