About the bill
- Summary (CRS)
- 2/13/1974--Introduced.Prohibits, under the Shipping Act of 1916, the practice of port equalization. Defines the term "port equalization" to mean the practice whereby a carrier absorbs the additional cost involved in ...
- What is a bill?
The “H.R.” in “H.R. 12796” means this is a House of Representatives 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.
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