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S. 12 (113th): Naval Vessel Transfer Act of 2013

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A bill to provide for the transfer of naval vessels to certain foreign recipients.

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Sponsor and status

Daniel Coats

Sponsor. Senator for Indiana. Republican.

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Last Updated: Feb 26, 2013
Length: 4 pages
Feb 26, 2013
113th Congress (2013–2015)
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on February 26, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote. Provisions of this bill were incorporated into other bills.

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).

This bill was incorporated into:

S. 1683: A bill to provide for the transfer of naval vessels to certain foreign recipients, and for other purposes.
Enacted — Signed by the President on Dec 18, 2014. (compare text)

1 Cosponsor (1 Republican)


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Feb 26, 2013

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

S. 12 (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 S. 12. 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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