H.R. 16642 (93rd): Fishing Vessels Claims Recovery Act


Sep 12, 1974
93rd Congress, 1973–1974

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on September 12, 1974, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


John Dellenback

Representative for Oregon's 4th congressional district


About the bill

Full Title

A bill to amend the Fish and Wildlife Act of 1965 in order to authorize the Secretary of Commerce to make loans to U.S. fishermen to cover the costs of damages to their vessels and gear by foreign vessels.

Summary (CRS)

9/12/1974--Introduced.Authorizes the Secretary of Commerce, under the provisions of the Fish and Wildlife Act of 1956, to make loans to United States fishermen to cover the costs of damages to ... Read more >

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Sep 12, 1974

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H.R. 16944 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Sep 30, 1974

S. 3945 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Aug 22, 1974

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