To suppress the threat of piracy on the high seas, and for other purposes.
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Sep 2, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on September 8, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for New Jersey's 2nd congressional district
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Last Updated: Nov 10, 2011
Length: 12 pages
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H.R. 2839 (112th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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This bill was introduced in the 112th Congress, which met from Jan 5, 2011 to Jan 3, 2013. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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