H.R. 7304 (93rd): A bill to require that a percentage of the U.S. oil imports be carried on U.S. flag vessels.


Apr 30, 1973
93rd Congress, 1973–1974

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on April 30, 1973, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


William Barrett
Representative for Pennsylvania's 1st congressional district

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Summary (CRS)
4/30/1973--Introduced.Provides, under the Merchant Marine Act, that the appropriate agencies take steps to assure that at least 20 per cent of the gross tonnage of all petroleum and petroleum products ...

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H.R. 8193 (identical)

Pocket Vetoed
Dec 30, 1974

H.R. 11900 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Dec 11, 1973

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Apr 30, 1973


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