Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Ohio's 1st congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Dec 20, 2013
Length: 2 pages
113th Congress (2013–2015)
This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on September 25, 2013 but was never passed by the Senate.
Although this bill was not enacted, its provisions could have become law by being included in another bill. It is common for legislative text to be introduced concurrently in multiple bills (called companion bills), re-introduced in subsequent sessions of Congress in new bills, or added to larger bills (sometimes called omnibus bills).
22 Cosponsors (14 Republicans, 8 Democrats)
What legislators are saying
“Chabot legislation to help save Delta Queen clears committee”
— Rep. Steve Chabot [R-OH1] (Sponsor) on Jul 18, 2013
“Whitfield Helps Advance Bill to Allow Delta Queen to Operate Once Again”
— Rep. Ed Whitfield [R-KY1, 1995-2016] (Co-sponsor) on Sep 25, 2013
Oct 16, 2007
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 3852 (110th).
May 14, 2013
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Jul 18, 2013
A committee has voted to issue a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.
Sep 25, 2013
Passed House (Senate next)
The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.
H.R. 1961 (113th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 1961. This is the one from the 113th Congress.
This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2013 to Jan 2, 2015. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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To amend title 46, United States Code, to extend the exemption from the fire-retardant materials construction requirement for vessels operating within the Boundary Line, H.R. 1961, 113th Cong. (2013).
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