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H.R. 4144 (113th): U.S. Merchant Marine Academy Board of Visitors Enhancement Act

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To amend the provisions of title 46, United States Code, related to the Board of Visitors to the United States Merchant Marine Academy, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Michael Grimm

Sponsor. Representative for New York's 11th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Mar 4, 2014
Length: 11 pages
Mar 4, 2014
113th Congress (2013–2015)
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on March 4, 2014, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.

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).


8 Cosponsors (4 Republicans, 4 Democrats)

See Instead

S. 2076 (same title)
Passed Senate (House next) — Jun 26, 2014


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What legislators are saying

Senators Carper, Coons applaud House passage of Rep. Carney’s bill to improve Affordable Care Act, protect jobs in Delaware
    — Sen. Christopher Coons [D-DE] on Apr 29, 2014

Senate Committee Approves Boozman Bill to Improve Oversight of Merchant Marine Academy
    — Sen. John Boozman [R-AR] on Apr 9, 2014

Boozman Introduces Bill to Improve Oversight of Merchant Marine Academy
    — Sen. John Boozman [R-AR] on Mar 5, 2014

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Mar 4, 2014

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H.R. 4144 (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. 4144. 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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