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H.R. 14583 (94th): A bill to permit the operation in the coastwise trade by a U.S. citizen of the foreign-built passenger vessel Cunard Adventurer, to allow a U.S.-flag passenger service restricted to the intra-Hawaiian Islands cruise trade which would provide employment for American seamen as well as domestic shipyards on the west coast of the United States when such vessel voyages outside the State of Hawaii once a year for required repairs or drydocking when the vessel would be entitled to carry passengers.

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Jun 28, 1976
94th Congress (1975–1976)
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on June 28, 1976, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.

Although this bill was not enacted, its provisions could have become law by being included in another bill. It is common for legislative text to be introduced concurrently in multiple bills (called companion bills), re-introduced in subsequent sessions of Congress in new bills, or added to larger bills (sometimes called omnibus bills).


Leonor Sullivan

Representative for Missouri's 3rd congressional district



14 Cosponsors (13 Democrats, 1 Republican)



Jun 28, 1976

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H.R. 14583 (94th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 14583. This is the one from the 94th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 94th Congress, which met from Jan 14, 1975 to Oct 1, 1976. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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