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

Introduced:
Sep 12, 1974 (93rd Congress, 1973–1974)
Status:
Died (Referred to Committee) in a previous session of Congress
See Instead:

H.R. 16944 (same title)
Referred to Committee — Sep 30, 1974

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

Introduced
Sep 12, 1974
 
Sponsor
John Dellenback
Representative for Oregon's 4th congressional district
Party
Republican
Related Bills
H.R. 16944 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Sep 30, 1974

S. 3945 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Aug 22, 1974

 
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.

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Cosponsors
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Committees

House Merchant Marine and Fisheries

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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 their vessels and gear by foreign vessels.
Requires the Secretary of Commerce to establish within the Department of Commerce a United States Fishing Vessel Claims Commission which shall:
(1) investigate each incident as a result of which a loan is made; and
(2) upon determining in any such case that the owner or operator receiving such loan was not at fault in causing the damage involved, cancel repayment of such loan and refund any principal and interest payments made thereon prior to such cancellation.

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