To amend title 46, United States Code, to allow transportation of merchandise in noncontiguous trade on foreign-flag vessels, and for other purposes.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Hawaii's 1st congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Dec 19, 2019
Length: 9 pages
116th Congress (2019–2021)
This bill was introduced on December 19, 2019, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
Dec 19, 2019
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H.R. 5498 (116th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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