S. 3945 (93rd): Fishing Vessels Claims Recovery Act


Aug 22, 1974
93rd Congress, 1973–1974

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on August 22, 1974, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Robert Packwood

Senator from Oregon


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 United States fishermen to cover the costs of damages to their vessels and gear by foreign vessels.

Summary (CRS)

8/22/1974--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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Aug 22, 1974

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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 3945”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


1 cosponsors (1R) (show)
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H.R. 16642 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Sep 12, 1974

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