To protect deep sea corals and sponges, and for other purposes.
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Sponsor. Representative for Pennsylvania's 8th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Jul 22, 2004
Length: 21 pages
Jul 22, 2004
108th Congress, 2003–2004
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on July 22, 2004, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Jul 22, 2004
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H.R. 4897 (108th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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