H.R. 1148 (105th): Panama Canal Commission Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 1998


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.


Herbert Bateman

Representative for Virginia's 1st congressional district



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Last Updated: Mar 20, 1997
Length: 15 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To authorize expenditures for fiscal year 1998 for the operation and maintenance of the Panama Canal, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

3/20/1997--Introduced.TABLE OF CONTENTS: SubtitleA - Authorization of Appropriations Subtitle B: Amendments to Panama Canal Act of 1979 Subtitle A: Authorization of AppropriationsPanama Canal Commission Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 1998 ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Mar 20, 1997

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 1148”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


1 cosponsors (1D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

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Primary Source

THOMAS.gov (The Library of Congress)

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