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H.R. 299 (117th): 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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Sponsor and status

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)
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on January 13, 2021, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.

Although this bill was not enacted, its provisions could have become law by being included in another bill. It is common for legislative text to be introduced concurrently in multiple bills (called companion bills), re-introduced in subsequent sessions of Congress in new bills, or added to larger bills (sometimes called omnibus bills).


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Jan 13, 2021

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

H.R. 299 (117th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 299. This is the one from the 117th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 117th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2021 to Jan 3, 2023. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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