H.R. 5978: Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation Amendments Act of 2016


Sep 9, 2016


Reported by Committee on Sep 14, 2016

The committees assigned to this bill sent it to the House or Senate as a whole for consideration on September 14, 2016.


Duncan Hunter

Representative for California's 50th congressional district



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Last Updated: Sep 9, 2016
Length: 25 pages


22% chance of being enacted (details)

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Full Title

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

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Sep 14, 2016
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