To amend the Longshore and Harbor Workers' Compensation Act to clarify the exemption for recreational vessel support employees, and for other purposes.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Florida's 8th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Jun 30, 2005
Length: 6 pages
109th Congress (2005–2006)
This bill was introduced on April 13, 2005, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
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25 Cosponsors (22 Republicans, 3 Democrats)
May 22, 2002
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 4811 (107th).
Mar 18, 2003
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 1329 (108th).
Feb 17, 2005
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Apr 13, 2005
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H.R. 940 (109th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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