H.R. 820 (106th): Coast Guard Authorization Act of 2000


Feb 24, 1999
106th Congress, 1999–2000

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and though it was passed by both chambers on July 27, 2000 it was passed in non-identical forms and the differences were never resolved.


Elmer “Bud” Shuster

Representative for Pennsylvania's 9th congressional district



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Last Updated: Jul 31, 2000
Length: 54 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To authorize appropriations for fiscal years 2000 and 2001 for the Coast Guard, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

7/27/2000--Passed Senate amended.TABLE OF CONTENTS: TitleI - Authorization Title II: Personnel Management Title III: Marine Safety Title IV: Renewal of Advisory Groups Title V: Miscellaneous Title VI: Jones Act Waivers ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Feb 24, 1999

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Mar 11, 1999
Reported by Committee

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Mar 17, 1999
Passed House

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

Jul 27, 2000
Passed Senate with Changes

The Senate passed the bill with changes not in the House version and sent it back to the House to approve the changes. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

Jul 31, 2000
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Passed the Senate (Engrossed) with an Amendment.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 820”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


3 cosponsors (2D, 1R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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

Mar 17, 1999 2:55 p.m.
Agreed to 428/0
Mar 17, 1999 3:07 p.m.
Agreed to 424/4
Mar 17, 1999 3:25 p.m.
Passed 424/7

Subject Areas
Related Bills

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H.R. 2204 (105th) was a previous version of this bill.

Enacted — Signed by the President
Nov 13, 1998

S. 1089 (Included-In)
Coast Guard Authorization Act of 2000

Reported by Committee
Last Action: Apr 13, 2000

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