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H.R. 299: Noncontiguous Shipping Reasonable Rate Act of 2021

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To provide a definition of reasonable rate for noncontiguous domestic ocean trade, and for other purposes.

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Ed Case

Sponsor. Representative for Hawaii's 1st congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Jan 13, 2021
Length: 2 pages
Jan 13, 2021
117th Congress (2021–2023)

Introduced on Jan 13, 2021

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Jan 13, 2021

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