Reported by Committee — Oct 6, 2015
Last Action: Placed on the House Calendar, Calendar No. 63.
Explanation: The committees assigned to this resolution sent it to the House or Senate as a whole for consideration on October 6, 2015.
Mar 2, 1995
104th Congress, 1995–1996
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.
Senator from Rhode Island
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Last Updated: Jul 29, 1996
Length: 3 pages
3/2/1995--Introduced.Authorizes the Secretary of Transportation to issue a certificate of documentation for a named vessel. Read more >
The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.
This is the first step in the legislative process.
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.
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.
This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 493”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.
There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
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