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

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.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.



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



Sep 12, 1974

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H.R. 16642 (93rd) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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This bill was introduced in the 93rd Congress, which met from Jan 3, 1973 to Dec 20, 1974. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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