H.R. 2443 (108th): Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation Act of 2004


Jun 12, 2003
108th Congress, 2003–2004


Enacted — Signed by the President on Aug 9, 2004

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on August 9, 2004.


Pub.L. 108-293


Don Young

Representative for Alaska At Large



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Last Updated: Jul 22, 2004
Length: 61 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to authorize appropriations for fiscal years 2004 and 2005 for the United States Coast Guard, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

8/9/2004--Public Law.Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation Act of 2004 - TitleI - AuthorizationSection101 - Authorizes appropriations for FY 2005 for the Coast Guard (CG), under the categories of:(1) CG operation ... Read more >


Jun 12, 2003

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Jun 25, 2003
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.

Nov 5, 2003
Passed House

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Mar 30, 2004
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 21, 2004
Conference Report Agreed to by House

The House approved a conference committee report to resolve differences in each chamber's version of the bill. The Senate must also approve the conference report.

Jul 22, 2004
Conference Report Agreed to by Senate

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

Aug 9, 2004
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 2443”). 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.

Nov 5, 2003 5:44 p.m.
Failed 199/221
On the Conference Report
Jul 21, 2004 5:27 p.m.
Passed 425/1

Subject Areas
Related Bills

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H.R. 889 (109th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Enacted — Signed by the President
Jul 12, 2006

H.Res. 730 (rule)

Agreed To (Simple Resolution)
Jul 21, 2004

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