To authorize expenditures for fiscal year 1998 for the operation and maintenance of the Panama Canal, and for other purposes.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Virginia's 1st congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Mar 20, 1997
Length: 15 pages
Mar 20, 1997
105th Congress, 1997–1998
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on March 20, 1997, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Mar 20, 1997
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H.R. 1148 (105th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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This bill was introduced in the 105th Congress, which met from Jan 7, 1997 to Dec 19, 1998. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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