To amend title 14, United States Code, to clarify the functions of the Chief Acquisition Officer of the Coast Guard, and for other purposes.
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Sep 9, 2016
114th Congress, 2015–2017
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on September 26, 2016 but was never passed by the Senate.
Representative for California's 50th congressional district
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Last Updated: Sep 27, 2016
Length: 27 pages
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H.R. 5978 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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