H.R. 16944 (93rd): Fishing Vessels Claims Recovery Act

Introduced:

Sep 30, 1974
93rd Congress, 1973–1974

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on September 30, 1974, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

William Cohen

Representative for Maine's 2nd congressional district

Republican

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to amend the Fish and Wildlife Act of 1956 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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Related Bills

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H.R. 7144 (94th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: May 20, 1975

H.R. 16642 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Sep 12, 1974

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Introduced
Sep 30, 1974

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