H.R. 1839 (105th): National Salvage Motor Vehicle Consumer Protection Act of 1997


Jun 10, 1997
105th Congress, 1997–1998

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on November 4, 1997 but was never passed by the Senate.


Richard “Rick” White

Representative for Washington's 1st congressional district



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Last Updated: Nov 13, 1997
Length: 33 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To establish nationally uniform requirements regarding the titling and registration of salvage, nonrepairable, and rebuilt vehicles.

Summary (CRS)

National Salvage Motor Vehicle Consumer Protection Act of 1997 - Amends Federal transportation law with respect to States that directly or indirectly receive Federal assistance for participation in the National ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jun 10, 1997

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Jul 23, 1997
Reported by Committee

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Nov 4, 1997
Passed House

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 1839”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


102 cosponsors (60R, 42D) (show)
Committee Assignments

The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.

On Motion to Suspend the Rules and pass, as amended
Nov 4, 1997 11:12 p.m.
Passed 336/72

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