To amend title 46, United States Code, to reinstate provisions requiring that a percentage of aid provided by the Secretary of Agriculture or the Commodity Credit Corporation in the form of certain agricultural commodities or their products must be transported on commercial vessels of the United States, and for other purposes.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Maryland's 7th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Apr 23, 2013
Length: 2 pages
113th Congress (2013–2015)
This bill was introduced on April 23, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
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14 Cosponsors (9 Democrats, 5 Republicans)
Jul 24, 2012
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 6170 (112th).
Apr 23, 2013
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H.R. 1678 (113th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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