To amend title 46, United States Code, to provide statutory authority for the Office of Consumer Affairs and Dispute Resolution Services of the Federal Maritime Commission, to increase public awareness and understanding of ocean shipping services agreements and such Office, and for other purposes.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Florida's 8th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Jan 22, 2019
Length: 3 pages
Jul 3, 2018
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 6303 (115th).
Jan 22, 2019
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H.R. 709 (116th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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